Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

2015-05-19T00:00:00
ID SL_20150518_THUNDERBIRD_ON_SL5_X.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2018 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-02-02T00:00:00

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-2015-2708, CVE-2015-2710, CVE-2015-2713)

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way Thunderbird processed compressed XML data. An attacker could create specially crafted compressed XML content that, when processed by Thunderbird, could cause it to crash or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2015-2716)

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.

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

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(83538);
  script_version("2.2");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/12/28 10:10:36");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2015-2708", "CVE-2015-2710", "CVE-2015-2713", "CVE-2015-2716");

  script_name(english:"Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.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-2015-2708, CVE-2015-2710,
CVE-2015-2713)

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way Thunderbird
processed compressed XML data. An attacker could create specially
crafted compressed XML content that, when processed by Thunderbird,
could cause it to crash or execute arbitrary code with the privileges
of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2015-2716)

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."
  );
  # https://listserv.fnal.gov/scripts/wa.exe?A2=ind1505&L=scientific-linux-errata&T=0&P=2136
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?4aeba5d2"
  );
  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:P/I:P/A:P");

  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:"2015/05/18");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2015/05/19");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2018 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  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-31.7.0-1.el5_11")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SL5", reference:"thunderbird-debuginfo-31.7.0-1.el5_11")) flag++;

if (rpm_check(release:"SL6", reference:"thunderbird-31.7.0-1.el6_6")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SL6", reference:"thunderbird-debuginfo-31.7.0-1.el6_6")) flag++;

if (rpm_check(release:"SL7", cpu:"x86_64", reference:"thunderbird-31.7.0-1.el7_1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SL7", cpu:"x86_64", reference:"thunderbird-debuginfo-31.7.0-1.el7_1")) 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");