Debian DSA-3730-1 : icedove - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 95666

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, same-origin policy bypass issues, integer overflows, buffer overflows and use-after-frees 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 1:45.5.1-1~deb8u1.

See Also

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3730

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95666

File Name: debian_DSA-3730.nasl

Version: 3.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/12

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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: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: 2016/12/11

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Firefox nsSMILTimeContainer::NotifyTimeChange() RCE)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5290, CVE-2016-5291, CVE-2016-5296, CVE-2016-5297, CVE-2016-9066, CVE-2016-9074, CVE-2016-9079

DSA: 3730