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Security Advisory Moderate: thunderbird security update

Advisory: RHSA-2010:0896-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Moderate
Issued on: 2010-11-17
Last updated on: 2010-11-17
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.0.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2010-3175
CVE-2010-3176
CVE-2010-3178
CVE-2010-3179
CVE-2010-3180
CVE-2010-3182
CVE-2010-3183
CVE-2010-3765

Details

An updated thunderbird package that fixes several security issues is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate
security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores,
which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability
from the CVE links in the References section.

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

A race condition flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled Document
Object Model (DOM) element properties. An HTML mail message containing
malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird.
(CVE-2010-3765)

Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed HTML mail content.
An HTML mail message containing malicious content could cause Thunderbird
to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2010-3175, CVE-2010-3176, CVE-2010-3179,
CVE-2010-3180, CVE-2010-3183)

A same-origin policy bypass flaw was found in Thunderbird. Remote HTML
content could steal private data from different remote HTML content
Thunderbird had loaded. (CVE-2010-3178)

Note: JavaScript support is disabled by default in Thunderbird. The above
issues are not exploitable unless JavaScript is enabled.

A flaw was found in the script that launches Thunderbird. The
LD_LIBRARY_PATH variable was appending a "." character, which could allow a
local attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of a different
user running Thunderbird, if that user ran Thunderbird from within an
attacker-controlled directory. (CVE-2010-3182)

All Thunderbird users should upgrade to this updated package, which
resolves these issues. All running instances of Thunderbird must be
restarted for the update to take effect.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-3.1.6-1.el6_0.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 624cf0de1a599bc964faf633efab893b
SHA-256: 8e2b84afdfd925a85983522ada96c2e0ec102b20a207cbba189a0c3e216482f5
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-3.1.6-1.el6_0.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 3ec97623396332cfc74c0631649fc467
SHA-256: 0f321d7c1125fdce5cb2fb0acb3d61276457b8e07d50b860d3142d6d9e3d223f
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.6-1.el6_0.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 0cd5bb58a41ba52222c639288854b069
SHA-256: 85cd1dcec9e2589a075898077875bbcd2daa9b2ac6f8832e259b7ee9a23bf5da
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-3.1.6-1.el6_0.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 0cf41ced5a36d5d36bac4ad791bb8682
SHA-256: e8d3402ec80a02555d9ad9668470ecb4f92c1bea2f67226859b107d45e0bf8fe
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.6-1.el6_0.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: a6f91bd95f2c492593812f6ae5dfc4e4
SHA-256: d91d7a7701b0be86e9df748a75e5c69f04bbebd16d399736f6e3d92151ffe86d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-3.1.6-1.el6_0.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 624cf0de1a599bc964faf633efab893b
SHA-256: 8e2b84afdfd925a85983522ada96c2e0ec102b20a207cbba189a0c3e216482f5
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-3.1.6-1.el6_0.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 3ec97623396332cfc74c0631649fc467
SHA-256: 0f321d7c1125fdce5cb2fb0acb3d61276457b8e07d50b860d3142d6d9e3d223f
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.6-1.el6_0.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 0cd5bb58a41ba52222c639288854b069
SHA-256: 85cd1dcec9e2589a075898077875bbcd2daa9b2ac6f8832e259b7ee9a23bf5da
 
PPC:
thunderbird-3.1.6-1.el6_0.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 8246486acc2f030b4c7cc4eabc0758fd
SHA-256: c1647397fc3af8164cd68070ae1371033a6783921741e923ce372f54e4796907
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.6-1.el6_0.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: bd95c8fbbf7525fe4123640ebf3aed77
SHA-256: a84e64117ef19a5c78a2d8d25eba0b6b41b42a64b2ad510684f5e7c2a075b017
 
s390x:
thunderbird-3.1.6-1.el6_0.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 1c3a188034dcd4836b65bd4543e30326
SHA-256: 1bc2f6cb8332d76c726b6a0f728f39819d9eaba3908907695b78607c01e249a5
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.6-1.el6_0.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 0fdd471f97244e4df3ca665a39ac868d
SHA-256: 530e2ce57fc0a902f874aca0005d170f9672939a9ef4aba895cec436331f87b7
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-3.1.6-1.el6_0.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 0cf41ced5a36d5d36bac4ad791bb8682
SHA-256: e8d3402ec80a02555d9ad9668470ecb4f92c1bea2f67226859b107d45e0bf8fe
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.6-1.el6_0.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: a6f91bd95f2c492593812f6ae5dfc4e4
SHA-256: d91d7a7701b0be86e9df748a75e5c69f04bbebd16d399736f6e3d92151ffe86d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.0.z)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-3.1.6-1.el6_0.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 624cf0de1a599bc964faf633efab893b
SHA-256: 8e2b84afdfd925a85983522ada96c2e0ec102b20a207cbba189a0c3e216482f5
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-3.1.6-1.el6_0.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0475
    MD5: 3ec97623396332cfc74c0631649fc467
SHA-256: 0f321d7c1125fdce5cb2fb0acb3d61276457b8e07d50b860d3142d6d9e3d223f
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.6-1.el6_0.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0475
    MD5: 0cd5bb58a41ba52222c639288854b069
SHA-256: 85cd1dcec9e2589a075898077875bbcd2daa9b2ac6f8832e259b7ee9a23bf5da
 
PPC:
thunderbird-3.1.6-1.el6_0.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0475
    MD5: 8246486acc2f030b4c7cc4eabc0758fd
SHA-256: c1647397fc3af8164cd68070ae1371033a6783921741e923ce372f54e4796907
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.6-1.el6_0.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0475
    MD5: bd95c8fbbf7525fe4123640ebf3aed77
SHA-256: a84e64117ef19a5c78a2d8d25eba0b6b41b42a64b2ad510684f5e7c2a075b017
 
s390x:
thunderbird-3.1.6-1.el6_0.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0475
    MD5: 1c3a188034dcd4836b65bd4543e30326
SHA-256: 1bc2f6cb8332d76c726b6a0f728f39819d9eaba3908907695b78607c01e249a5
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.6-1.el6_0.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0475
    MD5: 0fdd471f97244e4df3ca665a39ac868d
SHA-256: 530e2ce57fc0a902f874aca0005d170f9672939a9ef4aba895cec436331f87b7
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-3.1.6-1.el6_0.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0475
    MD5: 0cf41ced5a36d5d36bac4ad791bb8682
SHA-256: e8d3402ec80a02555d9ad9668470ecb4f92c1bea2f67226859b107d45e0bf8fe
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.6-1.el6_0.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0475
    MD5: a6f91bd95f2c492593812f6ae5dfc4e4
SHA-256: d91d7a7701b0be86e9df748a75e5c69f04bbebd16d399736f6e3d92151ffe86d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-3.1.6-1.el6_0.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 624cf0de1a599bc964faf633efab893b
SHA-256: 8e2b84afdfd925a85983522ada96c2e0ec102b20a207cbba189a0c3e216482f5
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-3.1.6-1.el6_0.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 3ec97623396332cfc74c0631649fc467
SHA-256: 0f321d7c1125fdce5cb2fb0acb3d61276457b8e07d50b860d3142d6d9e3d223f
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.6-1.el6_0.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 0cd5bb58a41ba52222c639288854b069
SHA-256: 85cd1dcec9e2589a075898077875bbcd2daa9b2ac6f8832e259b7ee9a23bf5da
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-3.1.6-1.el6_0.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 0cf41ced5a36d5d36bac4ad791bb8682
SHA-256: e8d3402ec80a02555d9ad9668470ecb4f92c1bea2f67226859b107d45e0bf8fe
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.6-1.el6_0.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: a6f91bd95f2c492593812f6ae5dfc4e4
SHA-256: d91d7a7701b0be86e9df748a75e5c69f04bbebd16d399736f6e3d92151ffe86d
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

642272 - CVE-2010-3176 Mozilla miscellaneous memory safety hazards
642275 - CVE-2010-3175 Mozilla miscellaneous memory safety hazards
642277 - CVE-2010-3179 Mozilla buffer overflow and memory corruption using document.write
642283 - CVE-2010-3180 Mozilla use-after-free error in nsBarProp
642286 - CVE-2010-3183 Mozilla dangling pointer vulnerability in LookupGetterOrSetter
642294 - CVE-2010-3178 Mozilla cross-site information disclosure via modal calls
642300 - CVE-2010-3182 Mozilla unsafe library loading flaw
646997 - CVE-2010-3765 Firefox race condition flaw (MFSA 2010-73)


References



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