RHEL 5 / 6 / 7 : thunderbird (RHSA-2017:0238)

High Nessus Plugin ID 96949

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for thunderbird is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

This update upgrades Thunderbird to version 45.7.0.

Security Fix(es) :

* Multiple flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2017-5373, CVE-2017-5375, CVE-2017-5376, CVE-2017-5378, CVE-2017-5380, CVE-2017-5383, CVE-2017-5390, CVE-2017-5396)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Jann Horn, Filipe Gomes, Nils, Armin Razmjou, Christian Holler, Gary Kwong, Andre Bargull, Jan de Mooij, Tom Schuster, Oriol, Rh0, Nicolas Gregoire, and Jerri Rice as the original reporters.

Solution

Update the affected thunderbird and / or thunderbird-debuginfo packages.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-03/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0238

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-5378

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-5396

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-5380

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-5383

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-5373

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-5375

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-5376

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-5390

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96949

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2017-0238.nasl

Version: 3.18

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/02

Updated: 2019/10/24

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.3, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5373, CVE-2017-5375, CVE-2017-5376, CVE-2017-5378, CVE-2017-5380, CVE-2017-5383, CVE-2017-5390, CVE-2017-5396

RHSA: 2017:0238