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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871393
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for thunderbird RHSA-2015:1455-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'thunderbird'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'thunderbird'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail
and newsgroup client.

Several 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-2015-2724, CVE-2015-2725, CVE-2015-2731, CVE-2015-2734,
CVE-2015-2735, CVE-2015-2736, CVE-2015-2737, CVE-2015-2738, CVE-2015-2739,
CVE-2015-2740)

It was found that Thunderbird skipped key-pinning checks when handling an
error that could be overridden by the user (for example an expired
certificate error). This flaw allowed a user to override a pinned
certificate, which is an action the user should not be able to perform.
(CVE-2015-2741)

Note: All of the above issues cannot be exploited by a specially crafted
HTML mail message as JavaScript is disabled by default for mail messages.
They could be exploited another way in Thunderbird, for example, when
viewing the full remote content of an RSS feed.

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.
Upstream acknowledges Bob Clary, Christian Holler, Bobby Holley, Andrew
McCreight, Herre, Ronald Crane, and David Keeler as the original reporters
of these issues.

For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security
advisories for Thunderbird 31.8. You can find a link to the Mozilla
advisories in the References section of this erratum.

All Thunderbird users should upgrade to this updated package, which
contains Thunderbird version 31.8, which corrects these issues.
After installing the update, Thunderbird must be restarted for the changes
to take effect.

Affected Software/OS:
thunderbird on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
10.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-2724
BugTraq ID: 75541
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75541
Debian Security Information: DSA-3300 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3300
Debian Security Information: DSA-3324 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3324
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-10
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1207
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1207.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1455
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1455.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032783
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032784
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:1268 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00033.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:1269 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00034.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:1449 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00021.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1229 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00025.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1266 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00031.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2656-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2656-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2673-1
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-2725
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-2731
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-2734
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-2735
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-2736
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-2737
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-2738
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-2739
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-2740
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-2741
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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