Debian DSA-3576-1 : icedove - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 91138
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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 may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the icedove packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 38.8.0-1~deb8u1.

See Also

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3576

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91138

File Name: debian_DSA-3576.nasl

Version: 2.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/16/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/13/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1979, CVE-2016-2805, CVE-2016-2807

DSA: 3576