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Security Advisory Critical: thunderbird security update

Advisory: RHSA-2012:0516-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2012-04-24
Last updated on: 2012-04-24
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. 6.2)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.2.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2011-3062
CVE-2012-0467
CVE-2012-0468
CVE-2012-0469
CVE-2012-0470
CVE-2012-0471
CVE-2012-0472
CVE-2012-0473
CVE-2012-0474
CVE-2012-0477
CVE-2012-0478
CVE-2012-0479

Details

An updated thunderbird package that fixes multiple 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 critical
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 flaw was found in Sanitiser for OpenType (OTS), used by Thunderbird to
help prevent potential exploits in malformed OpenType fonts. Malicious
content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, under certain conditions,
possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
Thunderbird. (CVE-2011-3062)

Malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird.
(CVE-2012-0467, CVE-2012-0468, CVE-2012-0469)

Content containing a malicious Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) image file
could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code
with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2012-0470)

A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird used its embedded Cairo library to
render certain fonts. Malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash
or, under certain conditions, possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2012-0472)

A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird rendered certain images using
WebGL. Malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, under certain
conditions, possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
running Thunderbird. (CVE-2012-0478)

A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled
certain multibyte character sets. Malicious content could cause Thunderbird
to run JavaScript code with the permissions of different content.
(CVE-2012-0471)

A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird rendered certain graphics using
WebGL. Malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash. (CVE-2012-0473)

A flaw in the built-in feed reader in Thunderbird allowed the Website field
to display the address of different content than the content the user was
visiting. An attacker could use this flaw to conceal a malicious URL,
possibly tricking a user into believing they are viewing a trusted site, or
allowing scripts to be loaded from the attacker's site, possibly leading to
cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2012-0474)

A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird decoded the ISO-2022-KR and
ISO-2022-CN character sets. Malicious content could cause Thunderbird
to run JavaScript code with the permissions of different content.
(CVE-2012-0477)

A flaw was found in the way the built-in feed reader in Thunderbird handled
RSS and Atom feeds. Invalid RSS or Atom content loaded over HTTPS caused
Thunderbird to display the address of said content, but not the content.
The previous content continued to be displayed. An attacker could use this
flaw to perform phishing attacks, or trick users into thinking they are
visiting the site reported by the Website field, when the page is actually
content controlled by an attacker. (CVE-2012-0479)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.
Upstream acknowledges Mateusz Jurczyk of the Google Security Team as the
original reporter of CVE-2011-3062; Aki Helin from OUSPG as the original
reporter of CVE-2012-0469; Atte Kettunen from OUSPG as the original
reporter of CVE-2012-0470; wushi of team509 via iDefense as the original
reporter of CVE-2012-0472; Ms2ger as the original reporter of
CVE-2012-0478; Anne van Kesteren of Opera Software as the original reporter
of CVE-2012-0471; Matias Juntunen as the original reporter of
CVE-2012-0473; Jordi Chancel and Eddy Bordi, and Chris McGowen as the
original reporters of CVE-2012-0474; Masato Kinugawa as the original
reporter of CVE-2012-0477; and Jeroen van der Gun as the original reporter
of CVE-2012-0479.

Note: All issues except CVE-2012-0470, CVE-2012-0472, and CVE-2011-3062
cannot be exploited by a specially-crafted HTML mail message as JavaScript
is disabled by default for mail messages. It could be exploited another way
in Thunderbird, for example, when viewing the full remote content of an
RSS feed.


Solution

All Thunderbird users should upgrade to this updated package, which
contains Thunderbird version 10.0.4 ESR, which corrects these issues.
After installing the update, Thunderbird must be restarted for the
changes to take effect.

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/knowledge/articles/11258

Updated packages

RHEL Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el5_8.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 69660c6746e713613068057c6439f0d7
SHA-256: 24e4d16c4be7968c976485f2613dbed6023722ea817e340ee5c7096d0f19c490
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 7a9a85a7e711c0443dced6393b6ce48a
SHA-256: e76551e9eb3e0cd819e485d82347abd2c9149b3bffd27eb7c8a6fb4cced12ab3
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 197c551464cc30bb54c77a34c0d9788f
SHA-256: 2faa524cabfa02f3fed302d27e549e98c1fb4ff037bd4db1323c91997c57c0b6
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el5_8.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 69660c6746e713613068057c6439f0d7
SHA-256: 24e4d16c4be7968c976485f2613dbed6023722ea817e340ee5c7096d0f19c490
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 7a9a85a7e711c0443dced6393b6ce48a
SHA-256: e76551e9eb3e0cd819e485d82347abd2c9149b3bffd27eb7c8a6fb4cced12ab3
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 197c551464cc30bb54c77a34c0d9788f
SHA-256: 2faa524cabfa02f3fed302d27e549e98c1fb4ff037bd4db1323c91997c57c0b6
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 367f571bc72b3b64e618d4504a0e11b9
SHA-256: 683916b8faf367cf75133d912fdd6c2e3f272caa1f6cd797627b44f165289ad5
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 4b635dbd6e83f6ad23cb46de4ca6b18f
SHA-256: 408de005d5fa469e836ca53462c26cece7ebb1f6f83d1903c98a339a52fc9beb
thunderbird-debuginfo-10.0.4-1.el6_2.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 038f09e77ba8336eeae1491994823e5e
SHA-256: 8ff0ca61cede67c5836446ce8c68abedcbe57f76054b6f77b0d65511fac1203e
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 5b374fe03d62c82ff29ca2495709e816
SHA-256: 57053b69546ee8d6b7cff6663c956383b8e65e98776527d1ff48977957b61d5a
thunderbird-debuginfo-10.0.4-1.el6_2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 8c2083ff032d88b648ce47e396c8cff5
SHA-256: 0882821b46f182a1735cdbcd0107ba849265380ba9f4af24cc7a43b2cb87ab00
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 367f571bc72b3b64e618d4504a0e11b9
SHA-256: 683916b8faf367cf75133d912fdd6c2e3f272caa1f6cd797627b44f165289ad5
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 4b635dbd6e83f6ad23cb46de4ca6b18f
SHA-256: 408de005d5fa469e836ca53462c26cece7ebb1f6f83d1903c98a339a52fc9beb
thunderbird-debuginfo-10.0.4-1.el6_2.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 038f09e77ba8336eeae1491994823e5e
SHA-256: 8ff0ca61cede67c5836446ce8c68abedcbe57f76054b6f77b0d65511fac1203e
 
PPC:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: ee0a9775a62d37936b7cdd1e832f4c89
SHA-256: bf596a802dd65b6f40376ea012a5cc0e661c8cba585f4b68fd920f1cdfda6133
thunderbird-debuginfo-10.0.4-1.el6_2.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 0cb6879b3aa0ef961a72a087bd3dc53d
SHA-256: 947ff8268517df21e1a153a64c0df60c3728c56a5ab7c8bf8d53d99abec6e455
 
s390x:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 19fae3eeba436b29a7b7899a471c73e9
SHA-256: 789a8e50e667cc1375b4128c58ffe3b9d15f03f629b3eacc8ba8094fc11d1918
thunderbird-debuginfo-10.0.4-1.el6_2.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 22e9ece20b855ccfe71b2add14708d54
SHA-256: f555b170ea02ac3c43fc962a773fee4fc29a47e64c206997367fcb0271e824e8
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 5b374fe03d62c82ff29ca2495709e816
SHA-256: 57053b69546ee8d6b7cff6663c956383b8e65e98776527d1ff48977957b61d5a
thunderbird-debuginfo-10.0.4-1.el6_2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 8c2083ff032d88b648ce47e396c8cff5
SHA-256: 0882821b46f182a1735cdbcd0107ba849265380ba9f4af24cc7a43b2cb87ab00
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server AUS (v. 6.2)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 367f571bc72b3b64e618d4504a0e11b9
SHA-256: 683916b8faf367cf75133d912fdd6c2e3f272caa1f6cd797627b44f165289ad5
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0715
    MD5: 5b374fe03d62c82ff29ca2495709e816
SHA-256: 57053b69546ee8d6b7cff6663c956383b8e65e98776527d1ff48977957b61d5a
thunderbird-debuginfo-10.0.4-1.el6_2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0715
    MD5: 8c2083ff032d88b648ce47e396c8cff5
SHA-256: 0882821b46f182a1735cdbcd0107ba849265380ba9f4af24cc7a43b2cb87ab00
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.2.z)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 367f571bc72b3b64e618d4504a0e11b9
SHA-256: 683916b8faf367cf75133d912fdd6c2e3f272caa1f6cd797627b44f165289ad5
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0715
    MD5: 4b635dbd6e83f6ad23cb46de4ca6b18f
SHA-256: 408de005d5fa469e836ca53462c26cece7ebb1f6f83d1903c98a339a52fc9beb
thunderbird-debuginfo-10.0.4-1.el6_2.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0715
    MD5: 038f09e77ba8336eeae1491994823e5e
SHA-256: 8ff0ca61cede67c5836446ce8c68abedcbe57f76054b6f77b0d65511fac1203e
 
PPC:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0715
    MD5: ee0a9775a62d37936b7cdd1e832f4c89
SHA-256: bf596a802dd65b6f40376ea012a5cc0e661c8cba585f4b68fd920f1cdfda6133
thunderbird-debuginfo-10.0.4-1.el6_2.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0715
    MD5: 0cb6879b3aa0ef961a72a087bd3dc53d
SHA-256: 947ff8268517df21e1a153a64c0df60c3728c56a5ab7c8bf8d53d99abec6e455
 
s390x:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0715
    MD5: 19fae3eeba436b29a7b7899a471c73e9
SHA-256: 789a8e50e667cc1375b4128c58ffe3b9d15f03f629b3eacc8ba8094fc11d1918
thunderbird-debuginfo-10.0.4-1.el6_2.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0715
    MD5: 22e9ece20b855ccfe71b2add14708d54
SHA-256: f555b170ea02ac3c43fc962a773fee4fc29a47e64c206997367fcb0271e824e8
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0715
    MD5: 5b374fe03d62c82ff29ca2495709e816
SHA-256: 57053b69546ee8d6b7cff6663c956383b8e65e98776527d1ff48977957b61d5a
thunderbird-debuginfo-10.0.4-1.el6_2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0715
    MD5: 8c2083ff032d88b648ce47e396c8cff5
SHA-256: 0882821b46f182a1735cdbcd0107ba849265380ba9f4af24cc7a43b2cb87ab00
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 367f571bc72b3b64e618d4504a0e11b9
SHA-256: 683916b8faf367cf75133d912fdd6c2e3f272caa1f6cd797627b44f165289ad5
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 4b635dbd6e83f6ad23cb46de4ca6b18f
SHA-256: 408de005d5fa469e836ca53462c26cece7ebb1f6f83d1903c98a339a52fc9beb
thunderbird-debuginfo-10.0.4-1.el6_2.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 038f09e77ba8336eeae1491994823e5e
SHA-256: 8ff0ca61cede67c5836446ce8c68abedcbe57f76054b6f77b0d65511fac1203e
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-10.0.4-1.el6_2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 5b374fe03d62c82ff29ca2495709e816
SHA-256: 57053b69546ee8d6b7cff6663c956383b8e65e98776527d1ff48977957b61d5a
thunderbird-debuginfo-10.0.4-1.el6_2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 8c2083ff032d88b648ce47e396c8cff5
SHA-256: 0882821b46f182a1735cdbcd0107ba849265380ba9f4af24cc7a43b2cb87ab00
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

815000 - CVE-2012-0467 CVE-2012-0468 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:12.0/ rv:10.0.4) (MFSA 2012-20)
815019 - CVE-2012-0469 Mozilla: use-after-free in IDBKeyRange (MFSA 2012-22)
815020 - CVE-2012-0470 Mozilla: Invalid frees causes heap corruption in gfxImageSurface (MFSA 2012-23)
815021 - CVE-2012-0471 Mozilla: Potential XSS via multibyte content processing errors (MFSA 2012-24)
815022 - CVE-2012-0472 Mozilla: Potential memory corruption during font rendering using cairo-dwrite (MFSA 2012-25)
815023 - CVE-2012-0473 Mozilla: WebGL.drawElements may read illegal video memory due to FindMaxUshortElement error (MFSA 2012-26)
815024 - CVE-2012-0474 Mozilla: Page load short-circuit can lead to XSS (MFSA 2012-27)
815026 - CVE-2012-0477 Mozilla: Potential XSS through ISO-2022-KR/ISO-2022-CN decoding issues (MFSA 2012-29)
815037 - CVE-2012-0478 Mozilla: Crash with WebGL content using textImage2D (MFSA 2012-30)
815042 - CVE-2011-3062 Mozilla: Off-by-one error in OpenType Sanitizer (MFSA 2012-31)
815044 - CVE-2012-0479 Mozilla: Potential site identity spoofing when loading RSS and Atom feeds (MFSA 2012-33)


References



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