Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64

2014-06-12T00:00:00
ID SL_20140610_THUNDERBIRD_ON_SL5_X.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2014-07-26T00:00:00

Description

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-2014-1533, CVE-2014-1538, CVE-2014-1541)

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.

After installing the update, Thunderbird must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text is (C) Scientific Linux.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(74491);
  script_version("$Revision: 1.3 $");
  script_cvs_date("$Date: 2014/07/26 00:30:55 $");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2014-1533", "CVE-2014-1538", "CVE-2014-1541");

  script_name(english:"Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated packages");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:
"The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"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-2014-1533, CVE-2014-1538,
CVE-2014-1541)

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.

After installing the update, Thunderbird must be restarted for the
changes to take effect."
  );
  # http://listserv.fnal.gov/scripts/wa.exe?A2=ind1406&L=scientific-linux-errata&T=0&P=1455
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?9b5c171e"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Update the affected thunderbird and / or thunderbird-debuginfo
packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2014/06/10");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2014/06/12");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
  script_family(english:"Scientific Linux Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/cpu", "Host/RedHat/release", "Host/RedHat/rpm-list");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("global_settings.inc");
include("rpm.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
release = get_kb_item("Host/RedHat/release");
if (isnull(release) || "Scientific Linux " >!< release) audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "running Scientific Linux");
if (!get_kb_item("Host/RedHat/rpm-list")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);

cpu = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if (cpu >!< "x86_64" && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$") audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "Scientific Linux", cpu);


flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"SL5", reference:"thunderbird-24.6.0-1.el5_10")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SL5", reference:"thunderbird-debuginfo-24.6.0-1.el5_10")) flag++;

if (rpm_check(release:"SL6", reference:"thunderbird-24.6.0-1.el6_5")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SL6", reference:"thunderbird-debuginfo-24.6.0-1.el6_5")) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_hole(port:0, extra:rpm_report_get());
  else security_hole(0);
  exit(0);
}
else audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "affected");