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Security Advisory Important: thunderbird security update

Advisory: RHSA-2014:0449-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2014-04-29
Last updated on: 2014-04-29
Affected Products: RHEL Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server AUS (v. 6.5)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.5.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2014-1518
CVE-2014-1523
CVE-2014-1524
CVE-2014-1529
CVE-2014-1530
CVE-2014-1531
CVE-2014-1532

Details

An updated thunderbird package that fixes several security issues is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
Important 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.

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-2014-1518, CVE-2014-1524, CVE-2014-1529, CVE-2014-1531)

A use-after-free flaw was found in the way Thunderbird resolved hosts in
certain circumstances. An attacker could use this flaw to crash Thunderbird
or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
running Thunderbird. (CVE-2014-1532)

An out-of-bounds read flaw was found in the way Thunderbird decoded JPEG
images. Loading an email or a web page containing a specially crafted JPEG
image could cause Thunderbird to crash. (CVE-2014-1523)

A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled browser navigations through
history. An attacker could possibly use this flaw to cause the address bar
of the browser to display a web page name while loading content from an
entirely different web page, which could allow for cross-site scripting
(XSS) attacks. (CVE-2014-1530)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.
Upstream acknowledges Bobby Holley, Carsten Book, Christoph Diehl, Gary
Kwong, Jan de Mooij, Jesse Ruderman, Nathan Froyd, Christian Holler,
Abhishek Arya, Mariusz Mlynski, moz_bug_r_a4, Nils, Tyson Smith and Jesse
Schwartzentrube as the original reporters of these issues.

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.

For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security
advisories for Thunderbird 24.5.0. 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 24.5.0, which corrects these issues.
After installing the update, Thunderbird must be restarted for the changes
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
https://access.redhat.com/site/articles/11258

Updated packages

RHEL Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el5_10.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: b209c0db87593a85ffa8ac479fd9f0dd
SHA-256: 232f73c4888f2c8f127e5446430cac3a587218d656c14567f836b2c859b1a100
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 5ff4f2218620a87bac6979ff1af4623c
SHA-256: 643b8fe1c7998589014d4f2f138b11b27036f8a5d2f8fbe060843d11dcf60c13
thunderbird-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: f731b88de9179d13241977ec4950fd4b
SHA-256: 7ac8d8948fe21d3c656451a1b442b7d3104c29dfcdf9d44b3c8ac2922ed6569e
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: b6a83993198045125009dc2aa43b1ff8
SHA-256: 2e2021730f13944792ca322977bc9e60f4acfa1ddacd2d93154b574e7de8e064
thunderbird-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 0d38c83fb11e2952db7749cf340472ba
SHA-256: 4d1eba587b253de84c1edb44bacae62dda22457884cfc1755a416e3857ce013d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el5_10.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: b209c0db87593a85ffa8ac479fd9f0dd
SHA-256: 232f73c4888f2c8f127e5446430cac3a587218d656c14567f836b2c859b1a100
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 5ff4f2218620a87bac6979ff1af4623c
SHA-256: 643b8fe1c7998589014d4f2f138b11b27036f8a5d2f8fbe060843d11dcf60c13
thunderbird-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: f731b88de9179d13241977ec4950fd4b
SHA-256: 7ac8d8948fe21d3c656451a1b442b7d3104c29dfcdf9d44b3c8ac2922ed6569e
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: b6a83993198045125009dc2aa43b1ff8
SHA-256: 2e2021730f13944792ca322977bc9e60f4acfa1ddacd2d93154b574e7de8e064
thunderbird-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 0d38c83fb11e2952db7749cf340472ba
SHA-256: 4d1eba587b253de84c1edb44bacae62dda22457884cfc1755a416e3857ce013d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: de19bd738f2147212f97a0df4b24027d
SHA-256: 5cbcdc4d48eb90b0d9921af8fedef917847eed87078e45678573651bd9c456d3
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 6f8d2bdee5c7aa1225910bebb9d3bb43
SHA-256: d828784fb53b80e89113b9f3e579f883575925e1614324fe82852d570cbf5214
thunderbird-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: f77748e41dcc659fffcfccd03e88b991
SHA-256: 8131f612dbb493f6c6e9746ddf7b2532eec062abad000553792d0a1c689d56bb
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 5468c4b686eecdfa90c35f004764e29c
SHA-256: 4e61dd87493b25990121307b3000413b91e4e6793384ffe8459ea5f0cff0d465
thunderbird-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 441896b9527e37c8425d546c41b84803
SHA-256: a473bc5f6489e5753a6c8776bb1cfc6e472bfee1436cfebd48ff5a66fb7d8a0c
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: de19bd738f2147212f97a0df4b24027d
SHA-256: 5cbcdc4d48eb90b0d9921af8fedef917847eed87078e45678573651bd9c456d3
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 6f8d2bdee5c7aa1225910bebb9d3bb43
SHA-256: d828784fb53b80e89113b9f3e579f883575925e1614324fe82852d570cbf5214
thunderbird-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: f77748e41dcc659fffcfccd03e88b991
SHA-256: 8131f612dbb493f6c6e9746ddf7b2532eec062abad000553792d0a1c689d56bb
 
PPC:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: d911eb2b760c604b94dac80290147387
SHA-256: 0612fabaeaeddeb65cb7e72a7f01932d0d4fc45ee0c6ace51aef2a9a6acce5bd
thunderbird-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 6bc0f57a43efd122094b0358d2a9f452
SHA-256: 7e550ac7e4b39459d01e3f32ee320b74485a8f2f6c5ecaa846bc85ef92459a75
 
s390x:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 11335b26977410a29831bec2820ca020
SHA-256: dbfbc26d267829138189a5be9405f9ee74343b5243c2f103ed5844e9e0f02726
thunderbird-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 17ae8b942361ac588834465384aca8f7
SHA-256: f9709427629224b4d879f9240445e7897c4a2648a1ed6b723f34e01ca57da299
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 5468c4b686eecdfa90c35f004764e29c
SHA-256: 4e61dd87493b25990121307b3000413b91e4e6793384ffe8459ea5f0cff0d465
thunderbird-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 441896b9527e37c8425d546c41b84803
SHA-256: a473bc5f6489e5753a6c8776bb1cfc6e472bfee1436cfebd48ff5a66fb7d8a0c
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server AUS (v. 6.5)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: de19bd738f2147212f97a0df4b24027d
SHA-256: 5cbcdc4d48eb90b0d9921af8fedef917847eed87078e45678573651bd9c456d3
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1145
    MD5: 5468c4b686eecdfa90c35f004764e29c
SHA-256: 4e61dd87493b25990121307b3000413b91e4e6793384ffe8459ea5f0cff0d465
thunderbird-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1145
    MD5: 441896b9527e37c8425d546c41b84803
SHA-256: a473bc5f6489e5753a6c8776bb1cfc6e472bfee1436cfebd48ff5a66fb7d8a0c
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.5.z)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: de19bd738f2147212f97a0df4b24027d
SHA-256: 5cbcdc4d48eb90b0d9921af8fedef917847eed87078e45678573651bd9c456d3
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1145
    MD5: 6f8d2bdee5c7aa1225910bebb9d3bb43
SHA-256: d828784fb53b80e89113b9f3e579f883575925e1614324fe82852d570cbf5214
thunderbird-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1145
    MD5: f77748e41dcc659fffcfccd03e88b991
SHA-256: 8131f612dbb493f6c6e9746ddf7b2532eec062abad000553792d0a1c689d56bb
 
PPC:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1145
    MD5: d911eb2b760c604b94dac80290147387
SHA-256: 0612fabaeaeddeb65cb7e72a7f01932d0d4fc45ee0c6ace51aef2a9a6acce5bd
thunderbird-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1145
    MD5: 6bc0f57a43efd122094b0358d2a9f452
SHA-256: 7e550ac7e4b39459d01e3f32ee320b74485a8f2f6c5ecaa846bc85ef92459a75
 
s390x:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1145
    MD5: 11335b26977410a29831bec2820ca020
SHA-256: dbfbc26d267829138189a5be9405f9ee74343b5243c2f103ed5844e9e0f02726
thunderbird-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1145
    MD5: 17ae8b942361ac588834465384aca8f7
SHA-256: f9709427629224b4d879f9240445e7897c4a2648a1ed6b723f34e01ca57da299
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1145
    MD5: 5468c4b686eecdfa90c35f004764e29c
SHA-256: 4e61dd87493b25990121307b3000413b91e4e6793384ffe8459ea5f0cff0d465
thunderbird-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1145
    MD5: 441896b9527e37c8425d546c41b84803
SHA-256: a473bc5f6489e5753a6c8776bb1cfc6e472bfee1436cfebd48ff5a66fb7d8a0c
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: de19bd738f2147212f97a0df4b24027d
SHA-256: 5cbcdc4d48eb90b0d9921af8fedef917847eed87078e45678573651bd9c456d3
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 6f8d2bdee5c7aa1225910bebb9d3bb43
SHA-256: d828784fb53b80e89113b9f3e579f883575925e1614324fe82852d570cbf5214
thunderbird-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: f77748e41dcc659fffcfccd03e88b991
SHA-256: 8131f612dbb493f6c6e9746ddf7b2532eec062abad000553792d0a1c689d56bb
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 5468c4b686eecdfa90c35f004764e29c
SHA-256: 4e61dd87493b25990121307b3000413b91e4e6793384ffe8459ea5f0cff0d465
thunderbird-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 441896b9527e37c8425d546c41b84803
SHA-256: a473bc5f6489e5753a6c8776bb1cfc6e472bfee1436cfebd48ff5a66fb7d8a0c
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

1092657 - CVE-2014-1518 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:24.5) (MFSA 2014-34)
1092660 - CVE-2014-1523 Mozilla: Out of bounds read while decoding JPG images (MFSA-2014-37)
1092663 - CVE-2014-1524 Mozilla: Buffer overflow when using non-XBL object as XBL (MFSA 2014-38)
1092664 - CVE-2014-1529 Mozilla: Privilege escalation through Web Notification API (MFSA 2014-42)
1092666 - CVE-2014-1530 Mozilla: Cross-site scripting (XSS) using history navigations (MFSA 2014-43)
1092668 - CVE-2014-1531 Mozilla: Use-after-free in imgLoader while resizing images (MFSA 2014-44)
1092670 - CVE-2014-1532 Mozilla: Use-after-free in nsHostResolver (MFSA 2014-46)


References



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