|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Update for thunderbird RHSA-2015:1852-01|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'thunderbird'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'thunderbird'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
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-2015-4500, CVE-2015-4509, CVE-2015-4517, CVE-2015-4521,
CVE-2015-4522, CVE-2015-7174, CVE-2015-7175, CVE-2015-7176, CVE-2015-7177,
Two information leak flaws were found in the processing of malformed web
content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Thunderbird to
disclose sensitive information or, in certain cases, crash. (CVE-2015-4519,
Note: All of the above issues cannot be exploited by a specially crafted
messages. However, they could be exploited in other ways in Thunderbird
(for example, by viewing the full remote content of an RSS feed).
Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.
Upstream acknowledges Andrew Osmond, Olli Pettay, Andrew Sutherland,
Christian Holler, David Major, Andrew McCreight, Cameron McCormack, Ronald
Crane, Mario Gomes, and Ehsan Akhgari as the original reporters of these
For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security
advisories for Thunderbird 38.3.0 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 38.3.0, which corrects these issues.
After installing the update, Thunderbird must be restarted for the changes
to take effect.
thunderbird on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
Please Install the Updated Packages.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-4500|
BugTraq ID: 76816
Debian Security Information: DSA-3365 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1834
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1852
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:1680 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:1703 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:2081 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1658 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1679 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1681 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-4509
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-4517
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-4519
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-4520
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-4521
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-4522
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-7174
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-7175
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-7176
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-7177
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-7180
|Copyright||Copyright (C) 2015 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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