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Security Advisory Moderate: thunderbird security update

Advisory: RHSA-2010:0544-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Moderate
Issued on: 2010-07-20
Last updated on: 2010-07-20
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.8.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.8.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2010-0174
CVE-2010-0175
CVE-2010-0176
CVE-2010-0177
CVE-2010-1197
CVE-2010-1198
CVE-2010-1199
CVE-2010-1200
CVE-2010-1211
CVE-2010-1214
CVE-2010-2753
CVE-2010-2754

Details

An updated thunderbird package that fixes several security issues is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

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.

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-2010-0174, CVE-2010-1200, CVE-2010-1211,
CVE-2010-1214, CVE-2010-2753)

An integer overflow flaw was 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-2010-1199)

Several use-after-free flaws were found in Thunderbird. Viewing an HTML
mail message containing malicious content could result in Thunderbird
executing arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
Thunderbird. (CVE-2010-0175, CVE-2010-0176, CVE-2010-0177)

A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird plug-ins interact. It was possible
for a plug-in to reference the freed memory from a different plug-in,
resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2010-1198)

A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled the "Content-Disposition:
attachment" HTTP header when the "Content-Type: multipart" HTTP header was
also present. Loading remote HTTP content that allows arbitrary uploads and
relies on the "Content-Disposition: attachment" HTTP header to prevent
content from being displayed inline, could be used by an attacker to serve
malicious content to users. (CVE-2010-1197)

A same-origin policy bypass flaw was found in Thunderbird. Remote HTML
content could steal private data from different remote HTML content
Thunderbird has loaded. (CVE-2010-2754)

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 Desktop (v. 4)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: c7444f9eafec91ec2c036820efc51ef1
SHA-256: f5508bd3323c653ef991774d03647744765d048118a623a59f75da73315bb0ae
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: 4b6216df83a5e040222f2482641e94ed
SHA-256: 882592a30245fdc20061025e79236a24ed0508ff7140fd6257fab3231e4acea0
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: 9cb705c39e0489e992ffe82a4fd60f28
SHA-256: a510df99a1b393aae11cbb61c0804b798dcd4c44fdb01176196974e620808f06
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: c7444f9eafec91ec2c036820efc51ef1
SHA-256: f5508bd3323c653ef991774d03647744765d048118a623a59f75da73315bb0ae
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: 4b6216df83a5e040222f2482641e94ed
SHA-256: 882592a30245fdc20061025e79236a24ed0508ff7140fd6257fab3231e4acea0
 
IA-64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: a64095aff16b7fbe877eafde398362fd
SHA-256: 7c49a6aad181530782674c88de0ed7207d6d1e331d5b9e5042c3c7d2f3909879
 
PPC:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: 3699d3966299047f8fbbd30aae408804
SHA-256: db00daf768d9f196537ce46c77583a2911b1eae7aa522a0721f96583103dbd01
 
s390:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: f610818085f6602b2f21e324b54d33f1
SHA-256: 76944c3046d1dfbab15fcc55f45a3b9f80e8ddbdc9ea0596130294153a4d422a
 
s390x:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: 88f725f3596e9502a902d73444f19b4c
SHA-256: ffb8340a13a36c38e59289f0d95bb3e33a2feef064ac9104ed1f40b4b52149f2
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: 9cb705c39e0489e992ffe82a4fd60f28
SHA-256: a510df99a1b393aae11cbb61c0804b798dcd4c44fdb01176196974e620808f06
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.8.z)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: c7444f9eafec91ec2c036820efc51ef1
SHA-256: f5508bd3323c653ef991774d03647744765d048118a623a59f75da73315bb0ae
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0887
    MD5: 4b6216df83a5e040222f2482641e94ed
SHA-256: 882592a30245fdc20061025e79236a24ed0508ff7140fd6257fab3231e4acea0
 
IA-64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0887
    MD5: a64095aff16b7fbe877eafde398362fd
SHA-256: 7c49a6aad181530782674c88de0ed7207d6d1e331d5b9e5042c3c7d2f3909879
 
PPC:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0887
    MD5: 3699d3966299047f8fbbd30aae408804
SHA-256: db00daf768d9f196537ce46c77583a2911b1eae7aa522a0721f96583103dbd01
 
s390:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0887
    MD5: f610818085f6602b2f21e324b54d33f1
SHA-256: 76944c3046d1dfbab15fcc55f45a3b9f80e8ddbdc9ea0596130294153a4d422a
 
s390x:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0887
    MD5: 88f725f3596e9502a902d73444f19b4c
SHA-256: ffb8340a13a36c38e59289f0d95bb3e33a2feef064ac9104ed1f40b4b52149f2
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0887
    MD5: 9cb705c39e0489e992ffe82a4fd60f28
SHA-256: a510df99a1b393aae11cbb61c0804b798dcd4c44fdb01176196974e620808f06
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: c7444f9eafec91ec2c036820efc51ef1
SHA-256: f5508bd3323c653ef991774d03647744765d048118a623a59f75da73315bb0ae
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: 4b6216df83a5e040222f2482641e94ed
SHA-256: 882592a30245fdc20061025e79236a24ed0508ff7140fd6257fab3231e4acea0
 
IA-64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: a64095aff16b7fbe877eafde398362fd
SHA-256: 7c49a6aad181530782674c88de0ed7207d6d1e331d5b9e5042c3c7d2f3909879
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: 9cb705c39e0489e992ffe82a4fd60f28
SHA-256: a510df99a1b393aae11cbb61c0804b798dcd4c44fdb01176196974e620808f06
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.8.z)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: c7444f9eafec91ec2c036820efc51ef1
SHA-256: f5508bd3323c653ef991774d03647744765d048118a623a59f75da73315bb0ae
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0887
    MD5: 4b6216df83a5e040222f2482641e94ed
SHA-256: 882592a30245fdc20061025e79236a24ed0508ff7140fd6257fab3231e4acea0
 
IA-64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0887
    MD5: a64095aff16b7fbe877eafde398362fd
SHA-256: 7c49a6aad181530782674c88de0ed7207d6d1e331d5b9e5042c3c7d2f3909879
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0887
    MD5: 9cb705c39e0489e992ffe82a4fd60f28
SHA-256: a510df99a1b393aae11cbb61c0804b798dcd4c44fdb01176196974e620808f06
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: c7444f9eafec91ec2c036820efc51ef1
SHA-256: f5508bd3323c653ef991774d03647744765d048118a623a59f75da73315bb0ae
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: 4b6216df83a5e040222f2482641e94ed
SHA-256: 882592a30245fdc20061025e79236a24ed0508ff7140fd6257fab3231e4acea0
 
IA-64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: a64095aff16b7fbe877eafde398362fd
SHA-256: 7c49a6aad181530782674c88de0ed7207d6d1e331d5b9e5042c3c7d2f3909879
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-28.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0085
    MD5: 9cb705c39e0489e992ffe82a4fd60f28
SHA-256: a510df99a1b393aae11cbb61c0804b798dcd4c44fdb01176196974e620808f06
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

578147 - CVE-2010-0174 Mozilla crashes with evidence of memory corruption
578149 - CVE-2010-0175 Mozilla remote code execution with use-after-free in nsTreeSelection
578150 - CVE-2010-0176 Mozilla Dangling pointer vulnerability in nsTreeContentView
578152 - CVE-2010-0177 Mozilla Dangling pointer vulnerability in nsPluginArray
590804 - CVE-2010-1200 Mozilla Crashes with evidence of memory corruption
590828 - CVE-2010-1198 Mozilla Freed object reuse across plugin instances
590833 - CVE-2010-1199 Mozilla Integer Overflow in XSLT Node Sorting
590850 - CVE-2010-1197 Mozilla Content-Disposition: attachment ignored if Content-Type: multipart also present
615455 - CVE-2010-1211 Mozilla miscellaneous memory safety hazards
615462 - CVE-2010-1214 Mozilla Plugin parameter EnsureCachedAttrParamArrays remote code execution vulnerability
615466 - CVE-2010-2753 Mozilla nsTreeSelection dangling pointer remote code execution vulnerability
615488 - CVE-2010-2754 Mozilla Cross-origin data leakage from script filename in error messages


References



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