Debian DSA-3690-1 : icedove - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 93941

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 1:45.4.0-1~deb8u1.

See Also

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3690

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93941

File Name: debian_DSA-3690.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/10/11

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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: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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/10/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5257

DSA: 3690