Executive Summary

Summary
Title thunderbird security update
Informations
Name RHSA-2019:0269 First vendor Publication 2019-02-04
Vendor RedHat Last vendor Modification 2019-02-04
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 01

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Detail

Problem Description:

An update for thunderbird is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

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.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6) - i386, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6) - i386, ppc64, s390x, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) - i386, x86_64

3. Description:

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

This update upgrades Thunderbird to version 60.5.0.

Security Fix(es):

* Mozilla: Use-after-free parsing HTML5 stream (CVE-2018-18500)

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 65 and Firefox ESR 60.5 (CVE-2018-18501)

* Mozilla: Privilege escalation through IPC channel messages (CVE-2018-18505)

* libical: Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities (CVE-2016-5824)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Yaniv Frank (SophosLabs), Alex Gaynor, Christoph Diehl, Steven Crane, Jason Kratzer, Gary Kwong, Christian Holler, and Jed Davis as the original reporters.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

All running instances of Thunderbird must be restarted for the update to take effect.

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1375120 - CVE-2016-5824 libical: Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities 1670631 - CVE-2018-18500 Mozilla: Use-after-free parsing HTML5 stream 1670632 - CVE-2018-18501 Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 65 and Firefox ESR 60.5 1670633 - CVE-2018-18505 Mozilla: Privilege escalation through IPC channel messages

Original Source

Url : https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019-0269.html

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
50 % CWE-416 Use After Free
25 % CWE-287 Improper Authentication
25 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 1
Application 526
Application 126
Application 397
Os 4
Os 2
Os 2
Os 2
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 2

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2019-10-08 Mozilla Firefox Custom Elements write-after-free attempt
RuleID : 51440 - Revision : 1 - Type : BROWSER-FIREFOX
2019-10-08 Mozilla Firefox Custom Elements write-after-free attempt
RuleID : 51439 - Revision : 1 - Type : BROWSER-FIREFOX

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2017-07-31 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2017-869.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-07-31 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2017-1989-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-05-30 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-959.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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Date Informations
2019-02-23 09:21:41
  • Multiple Updates
2019-02-06 17:21:34
  • Multiple Updates
2019-02-05 17:19:01
  • First insertion