Debian DSA-3686-1 : icedove - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93849

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), this problem has been fixed in version 1:45.3.0-1~deb8u1.

See Also

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3686

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93849

File Name: debian_DSA-3686.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/10/05

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/10/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2836

DSA: 3686