Debian DSA-3520-1 : icedove - security update

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 90031

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Multiple security issues have been found in Icedove, Debian's version of the Mozilla Thunderbird mail client: Multiple memory safety errors, integer overflows, buffer overflows and other implementation errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the icedove packages.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 38.7.0-1~deb7u1.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 38.7.0-1~deb8u1.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/icedove

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/icedove

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3520

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 90031

File Name: debian_DSA-3520.nasl

Version: 2.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/03/21

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1950, CVE-2016-1954, CVE-2016-1957, CVE-2016-1960, CVE-2016-1961, CVE-2016-1962, CVE-2016-1964, CVE-2016-1966, CVE-2016-1974, CVE-2016-1977, CVE-2016-2790, CVE-2016-2791, CVE-2016-2792, CVE-2016-2793, CVE-2016-2794, CVE-2016-2795, CVE-2016-2796, CVE-2016-2797, CVE-2016-2798, CVE-2016-2799, CVE-2016-2800, CVE-2016-2801, CVE-2016-2802

DSA: 3520