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Security Advisory Important: thunderbird security update

Advisory: RHSA-2014:1647-2
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2014-10-15
Last updated on: 2014-10-15
Affected Products: 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 EUS (v. 6.6.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2014-1574
CVE-2014-1577
CVE-2014-1578
CVE-2014-1581

Details

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

Red Hat Product Security 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-2014-1574, CVE-2014-1578, CVE-2014-1581, CVE-2014-1577)

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.

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.
Upstream acknowledges Bobby Holley, Christian Holler, David Bolter, Byron
Campen Jon Coppeard, Holger Fuhrmannek, Abhishek Arya, and regenrecht as
the original reporters of these issues.

For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security
advisories for Thunderbird 31.2.0. 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 31.2.0, 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/articles/11258

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-31.2.0-2.el5_11.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: debe973542d75cf14813970ce7bae919
SHA-256: 803ece3590f9c7e67297d236782d3bb3c62c7846be55c55eeafc274b58591fd8
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-31.2.0-2.el5_11.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 2ff3f734e84cefa132660c8d842fae12
SHA-256: ac9c6a1175617a512fa740b1db317574adc61d0d758660b963c7d9f3eb162b48
thunderbird-debuginfo-31.2.0-2.el5_11.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 3f27670ca2ca5f3aa40d61a956aed773
SHA-256: 38a94600cf41a2177bc93f124703e9faa55b4f67dff136cefe00994ca3d64a2e
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-31.2.0-2.el5_11.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 25dba7841c5295bb79e0a6dea55b7ffc
SHA-256: 6c4902834b3af75fb1c76bb6df0997765c88d49365c8db20abda317a1ce9b636
thunderbird-debuginfo-31.2.0-2.el5_11.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 652fbc09c3123546797dd79a2afe30aa
SHA-256: 6a7e397af37263de32df4cb0bb25b5f58c929023624ce84ad662a80e8e656fda
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-31.2.0-3.el6_6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 1af4f09d35daee5a4b20f48109fbcc37
SHA-256: 052fd4cab134dff563aecda9ca946202b9268bba60fa267a520fc42e2deb3d33
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-31.2.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 4398e80232f93a5a30e3f0dd1574928e
SHA-256: 331af1e5d2c47ffb9ee1aa199a2e3f6afd25c1247a307276688b7ec569fed803
thunderbird-debuginfo-31.2.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 6d36aa65710ead0e43ec01901c153d76
SHA-256: d087b26cc08978d9155cc0c9bbd300973e1be8f74a0e7da4888397a72e0ce44d
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-31.2.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 7ffeb149f96fb21e78a86cfbce317f91
SHA-256: 52a4c66057831095bb79307b83db0afb3ad00da327e91c9c9efc07975fad2d3e
thunderbird-debuginfo-31.2.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 6e8cda59cccbd8e7105bd16df09bb929
SHA-256: aece52a6463962e3e0284e6eb77530e921363cffe73587dfbbf9267e774607c5
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-31.2.0-3.el6_6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 1af4f09d35daee5a4b20f48109fbcc37
SHA-256: 052fd4cab134dff563aecda9ca946202b9268bba60fa267a520fc42e2deb3d33
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-31.2.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 4398e80232f93a5a30e3f0dd1574928e
SHA-256: 331af1e5d2c47ffb9ee1aa199a2e3f6afd25c1247a307276688b7ec569fed803
thunderbird-debuginfo-31.2.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 6d36aa65710ead0e43ec01901c153d76
SHA-256: d087b26cc08978d9155cc0c9bbd300973e1be8f74a0e7da4888397a72e0ce44d
 
PPC:
thunderbird-31.2.0-3.el6_6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 2b9a08df8878ebf7272c1864a44b7023
SHA-256: ec6096b87003864f706937ddbe1e24fe303f496cca67489037481726b710ff92
thunderbird-debuginfo-31.2.0-3.el6_6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: a41ba50a2b602f759c5323dcfae4ab69
SHA-256: 415b391f70cc0a60e3d3d0301abffafd97d5f0d9b7dc491001174b96e1672dea
 
s390x:
thunderbird-31.2.0-3.el6_6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 7ddd57905dfc4ba00ff152efc510d0f5
SHA-256: 1e47235b1b8a559752850deae68b48569875581476487b9f426028eb0822bb96
thunderbird-debuginfo-31.2.0-3.el6_6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 49a0c42dc15087e6bbf20e88b5a9ae67
SHA-256: 85eef926aceb49cf835a9d067f4d3428d8a5f21713bc3e7ca55239822fa30f74
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-31.2.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 7ffeb149f96fb21e78a86cfbce317f91
SHA-256: 52a4c66057831095bb79307b83db0afb3ad00da327e91c9c9efc07975fad2d3e
thunderbird-debuginfo-31.2.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 6e8cda59cccbd8e7105bd16df09bb929
SHA-256: aece52a6463962e3e0284e6eb77530e921363cffe73587dfbbf9267e774607c5
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.6.z)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-31.2.0-3.el6_6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 1af4f09d35daee5a4b20f48109fbcc37
SHA-256: 052fd4cab134dff563aecda9ca946202b9268bba60fa267a520fc42e2deb3d33
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-31.2.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1455
    MD5: 4398e80232f93a5a30e3f0dd1574928e
SHA-256: 331af1e5d2c47ffb9ee1aa199a2e3f6afd25c1247a307276688b7ec569fed803
thunderbird-debuginfo-31.2.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1455
    MD5: 6d36aa65710ead0e43ec01901c153d76
SHA-256: d087b26cc08978d9155cc0c9bbd300973e1be8f74a0e7da4888397a72e0ce44d
 
PPC:
thunderbird-31.2.0-3.el6_6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1455
    MD5: 2b9a08df8878ebf7272c1864a44b7023
SHA-256: ec6096b87003864f706937ddbe1e24fe303f496cca67489037481726b710ff92
thunderbird-debuginfo-31.2.0-3.el6_6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1455
    MD5: a41ba50a2b602f759c5323dcfae4ab69
SHA-256: 415b391f70cc0a60e3d3d0301abffafd97d5f0d9b7dc491001174b96e1672dea
 
s390x:
thunderbird-31.2.0-3.el6_6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1455
    MD5: 7ddd57905dfc4ba00ff152efc510d0f5
SHA-256: 1e47235b1b8a559752850deae68b48569875581476487b9f426028eb0822bb96
thunderbird-debuginfo-31.2.0-3.el6_6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1455
    MD5: 49a0c42dc15087e6bbf20e88b5a9ae67
SHA-256: 85eef926aceb49cf835a9d067f4d3428d8a5f21713bc3e7ca55239822fa30f74
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-31.2.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1455
    MD5: 7ffeb149f96fb21e78a86cfbce317f91
SHA-256: 52a4c66057831095bb79307b83db0afb3ad00da327e91c9c9efc07975fad2d3e
thunderbird-debuginfo-31.2.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1455
    MD5: 6e8cda59cccbd8e7105bd16df09bb929
SHA-256: aece52a6463962e3e0284e6eb77530e921363cffe73587dfbbf9267e774607c5
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-31.2.0-3.el6_6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 1af4f09d35daee5a4b20f48109fbcc37
SHA-256: 052fd4cab134dff563aecda9ca946202b9268bba60fa267a520fc42e2deb3d33
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-31.2.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 4398e80232f93a5a30e3f0dd1574928e
SHA-256: 331af1e5d2c47ffb9ee1aa199a2e3f6afd25c1247a307276688b7ec569fed803
thunderbird-debuginfo-31.2.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 6d36aa65710ead0e43ec01901c153d76
SHA-256: d087b26cc08978d9155cc0c9bbd300973e1be8f74a0e7da4888397a72e0ce44d
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-31.2.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 7ffeb149f96fb21e78a86cfbce317f91
SHA-256: 52a4c66057831095bb79307b83db0afb3ad00da327e91c9c9efc07975fad2d3e
thunderbird-debuginfo-31.2.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2016:1809
    MD5: 6e8cda59cccbd8e7105bd16df09bb929
SHA-256: aece52a6463962e3e0284e6eb77530e921363cffe73587dfbbf9267e774607c5
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

1152356 - CVE-2014-1574 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:31.2) (MFSA 2014-74)
1152359 - CVE-2014-1577 Mozilla: Web Audio memory corruption issues with custom waveforms (MFSA 2014-76)
1152361 - CVE-2014-1578 Mozilla: Out-of-bounds write with WebM video (MFSA 2014-77)
1152363 - CVE-2014-1581 Mozilla: Use-after-free interacting with text directionality (MFSA 2014-79)


References



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