thunderbird security update

2017-03-15T16:45:57
ID CESA-2017:0498
Type centos
Reporter CentOS Project
Modified 2017-03-15T17:43:25

Description

CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2017:0498

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

This update upgrades Thunderbird to version 45.8.0.

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-2017-5398, CVE-2017-5400, CVE-2017-5401, CVE-2017-5402, CVE-2017-5404, CVE-2017-5407, CVE-2017-5408, CVE-2017-5410, CVE-2017-5405)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Nils, Jerri Rice, Rh0, Anton Eliasson, David Kohlbrenner, Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero, Anonymous, Eric Lawrence of Chrome Security, Boris Zbarsky, Christian Holler, Honza Bambas, Jon Coppeard, Randell Jesup, Andre Bargull, Kan-Ru Chen, and Nathan Froyd as the original reporters.

Merged security bulletin from advisories: http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2017-March/022338.html http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2017-March/022339.html http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2017-March/022340.html

Affected packages: thunderbird

Upstream details at: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0498.html