openSUSE Security Update : Mozilla Thunderbird (openSUSE-2016-851)

high Nessus Plugin ID 91986


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update contains Mozilla Thunderbird 45.2. (boo#983549)

It fixes security issues mostly affecting the e-mail program when used in a browser context, such as viewing a web page or HTMl formatted e-mail.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2016-2818, CVE-2016-2815: Memory safety bugs (boo#983549, MFSA2016-49)

Contains the following security fixes from the 45.1 release:

- CVE-2016-2806, CVE-2016-2807: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (boo#977375, boo#977376, MFSA 2016-39)

Contains the following security fixes from the 45.0 release:

- CVE-2016-1952, CVE-2016-1953: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (MFSA 2016-16)

- CVE-2016-1954: Local file overwriting and potential privilege escalation through CSP reports (MFSA 2016-17)

- CVE-2016-1955: CSP reports fail to strip location information for embedded iframe pages (MFSA 2016-18)

- CVE-2016-1956: Linux video memory DOS with Intel drivers (MFSA 2016-19)

- CVE-2016-1957: Memory leak in libstagefright when deleting an array during MP4 processing (MFSA 2016-20)

- CVE-2016-1960: Use-after-free in HTML5 string parser (MFSA 2016-23)

- CVE-2016-1961: Use-after-free in SetBody (MFSA 2016-24)

- CVE-2016-1964: Use-after-free during XML transformations (MFSA 2016-27)

- CVE-2016-1974: Out-of-bounds read in HTML parser following a failed allocation (MFSA 2016-34)

The graphite font shaping library was disabled, addressing the following font vulnerabilities :

- MFSA 2016-37/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

The following tracked packaging changes are included :

- fix build issues with gcc/binutils combination used in Leap 42.2 (boo#984637)

- gcc6 fixes (boo#986162)

- running on 48bit va aarch64 (boo#984126)


Update the affected Mozilla Thunderbird packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91986

File Name: openSUSE-2016-851.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/11/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.0


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/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:novell:opensuse:mozillathunderbird, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozillathunderbird-buildsymbols, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozillathunderbird-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozillathunderbird-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozillathunderbird-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozillathunderbird-translations-common, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozillathunderbird-translations-other, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/10/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1952, CVE-2016-1953, CVE-2016-1954, CVE-2016-1955, CVE-2016-1956, CVE-2016-1957, CVE-2016-1960, CVE-2016-1961, CVE-2016-1964, 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, CVE-2016-2806, CVE-2016-2807, CVE-2016-2815, CVE-2016-2818