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Security Advisory Important: thunderbird security update

Advisory: RHSA-2013:0697-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2013-04-02
Last updated on: 2013-04-02
Affected Products: RHEL Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server)
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications EUS (v. 5.9.z 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. 6.4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.4.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2013-0788
CVE-2013-0793
CVE-2013-0795
CVE-2013-0796
CVE-2013-0800

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 content. Malicious
content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2013-0788)

A flaw was found in the way Same Origin Wrappers were implemented in
Thunderbird. Malicious content could use this flaw to bypass the
same-origin policy and execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2013-0795)

A flaw was found in the embedded WebGL library in Thunderbird. Malicious
content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird. Note: This issue
only affected systems using the Intel Mesa graphics drivers.
(CVE-2013-0796)

An out-of-bounds write flaw was found in the embedded Cairo library in
Thunderbird. Malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
Thunderbird. (CVE-2013-0800)

A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled the JavaScript history
functions. Malicious content could cause a page to be displayed that
has a baseURI pointing to a different site, allowing cross-site scripting
(XSS) and phishing attacks. (CVE-2013-0793)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.
Upstream acknowledges Olli Pettay, Jesse Ruderman, Boris Zbarsky, Christian
Holler, Milan Sreckovic, Joe Drew, Cody Crews, miaubiz, Abhishek Arya, and
Mariusz Mlynski as the original reporters of these issues.

Note: All issues except CVE-2013-0800 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.

All Thunderbird users should upgrade to this updated package, which
contains Thunderbird version 17.0.5 ESR, 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/knowledge/articles/11258

Updated packages

RHEL Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el5_9.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1269
    MD5: d5ce26bc46c39ee408d649f6e6083dd2
SHA-256: 38b9e5b3b743d52ff617636002612ec1d58556534249fa404dfe4d0ce5584f62
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el5_9.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: befea86e4dc52787f60392ad70380d9b
SHA-256: e4a44616bfaf7ac5c1149e884b759df35cd429876763e68724d78d219bc21881
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el5_9.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: a8a6d56e42d8d35ff3626d242b009098
SHA-256: 7569bf6c32941d871e7f8c55c97633402c8a72fd1d759c93b711223fb593ef67
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el5_9.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: f39a794aa54da3e14ed080ff73741e85
SHA-256: 0c51ebb0a77f848c0c61f33075c2db584db91dcd10fe77cc6cd87af09d7fd97a
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el5_9.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: bd33ea0a6c29dbbb44437681c23a735d
SHA-256: ca67263e631d304b3e70fcc0f3b9fe2263866ea904f15999b7a444494ebea949
 
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications EUS (v. 5.9.z server)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el5_9.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1269
    MD5: d5ce26bc46c39ee408d649f6e6083dd2
SHA-256: 38b9e5b3b743d52ff617636002612ec1d58556534249fa404dfe4d0ce5584f62
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el5_9.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1269
    MD5: befea86e4dc52787f60392ad70380d9b
SHA-256: e4a44616bfaf7ac5c1149e884b759df35cd429876763e68724d78d219bc21881
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el5_9.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1269
    MD5: a8a6d56e42d8d35ff3626d242b009098
SHA-256: 7569bf6c32941d871e7f8c55c97633402c8a72fd1d759c93b711223fb593ef67
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el5_9.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1269
    MD5: f39a794aa54da3e14ed080ff73741e85
SHA-256: 0c51ebb0a77f848c0c61f33075c2db584db91dcd10fe77cc6cd87af09d7fd97a
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el5_9.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1269
    MD5: bd33ea0a6c29dbbb44437681c23a735d
SHA-256: ca67263e631d304b3e70fcc0f3b9fe2263866ea904f15999b7a444494ebea949
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el5_9.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1269
    MD5: d5ce26bc46c39ee408d649f6e6083dd2
SHA-256: 38b9e5b3b743d52ff617636002612ec1d58556534249fa404dfe4d0ce5584f62
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el5_9.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: befea86e4dc52787f60392ad70380d9b
SHA-256: e4a44616bfaf7ac5c1149e884b759df35cd429876763e68724d78d219bc21881
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el5_9.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: a8a6d56e42d8d35ff3626d242b009098
SHA-256: 7569bf6c32941d871e7f8c55c97633402c8a72fd1d759c93b711223fb593ef67
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el5_9.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: f39a794aa54da3e14ed080ff73741e85
SHA-256: 0c51ebb0a77f848c0c61f33075c2db584db91dcd10fe77cc6cd87af09d7fd97a
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el5_9.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: bd33ea0a6c29dbbb44437681c23a735d
SHA-256: ca67263e631d304b3e70fcc0f3b9fe2263866ea904f15999b7a444494ebea949
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 82027e5ae065c99db3a5662626f2d113
SHA-256: 047d6a4ee808037cc51304eac8c65255691148c31a7a8de6dc965d01c8f3c0dd
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: a46ae10c39d9441f2712aa5b5c2b2ad3
SHA-256: 76d22916d89d15a27d5d0e399e68ee9eb6160c6e77aa46851478f6bc38883791
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: e2725ba33e6710c6c6f03f89f735db09
SHA-256: b8abe3c8e9dd0c738aee2123d686fe61c0281be0c156e2d8020da63c2269ab3e
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: e19739556c29cd2dc77d7301cf9baf2b
SHA-256: 98dce9359aa55ec8950d65c3a346a4637216945c32e8a976e474c2e947365e2e
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 533f8e49ef851333b972e6029c33b5d7
SHA-256: 53bd689afefc1f3580e7c1b2e426de2bd26f03ebff3eb85402b84435796fb695
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 82027e5ae065c99db3a5662626f2d113
SHA-256: 047d6a4ee808037cc51304eac8c65255691148c31a7a8de6dc965d01c8f3c0dd
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: a46ae10c39d9441f2712aa5b5c2b2ad3
SHA-256: 76d22916d89d15a27d5d0e399e68ee9eb6160c6e77aa46851478f6bc38883791
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: e2725ba33e6710c6c6f03f89f735db09
SHA-256: b8abe3c8e9dd0c738aee2123d686fe61c0281be0c156e2d8020da63c2269ab3e
 
PPC:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 184527c111e771d8946f93ba7606771a
SHA-256: 13612ecf1bcffbd241753c203689bde0c3fb67133e47daf2ca8a1a6943669d55
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 7f7f17d3eae917fdc21f9f5dad45711b
SHA-256: c94d02b5bd4722caea1762ab4782b045b534c1be82f789ba3d6e84158754d415
 
s390x:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: e025bd949bb26a5154a3fab496b7d7fe
SHA-256: a44e2cfcbf3cbc7fde64bed0593625c0ff1f0fd7ade89bb32aaa8cbfa3047cdc
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 22ab430ebcf0af66545b39309a6ac739
SHA-256: b8ea0ad9c53e488b9e90ff8c91cf6e6b6fc81b4e3b88af408832c728d9f2a05b
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: e19739556c29cd2dc77d7301cf9baf2b
SHA-256: 98dce9359aa55ec8950d65c3a346a4637216945c32e8a976e474c2e947365e2e
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 533f8e49ef851333b972e6029c33b5d7
SHA-256: 53bd689afefc1f3580e7c1b2e426de2bd26f03ebff3eb85402b84435796fb695
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server AUS (v. 6.4)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 82027e5ae065c99db3a5662626f2d113
SHA-256: 047d6a4ee808037cc51304eac8c65255691148c31a7a8de6dc965d01c8f3c0dd
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1480
    MD5: e19739556c29cd2dc77d7301cf9baf2b
SHA-256: 98dce9359aa55ec8950d65c3a346a4637216945c32e8a976e474c2e947365e2e
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1480
    MD5: 533f8e49ef851333b972e6029c33b5d7
SHA-256: 53bd689afefc1f3580e7c1b2e426de2bd26f03ebff3eb85402b84435796fb695
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.4.z)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 82027e5ae065c99db3a5662626f2d113
SHA-256: 047d6a4ee808037cc51304eac8c65255691148c31a7a8de6dc965d01c8f3c0dd
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1480
    MD5: a46ae10c39d9441f2712aa5b5c2b2ad3
SHA-256: 76d22916d89d15a27d5d0e399e68ee9eb6160c6e77aa46851478f6bc38883791
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1480
    MD5: e2725ba33e6710c6c6f03f89f735db09
SHA-256: b8abe3c8e9dd0c738aee2123d686fe61c0281be0c156e2d8020da63c2269ab3e
 
PPC:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1480
    MD5: 184527c111e771d8946f93ba7606771a
SHA-256: 13612ecf1bcffbd241753c203689bde0c3fb67133e47daf2ca8a1a6943669d55
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1480
    MD5: 7f7f17d3eae917fdc21f9f5dad45711b
SHA-256: c94d02b5bd4722caea1762ab4782b045b534c1be82f789ba3d6e84158754d415
 
s390x:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1480
    MD5: e025bd949bb26a5154a3fab496b7d7fe
SHA-256: a44e2cfcbf3cbc7fde64bed0593625c0ff1f0fd7ade89bb32aaa8cbfa3047cdc
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1480
    MD5: 22ab430ebcf0af66545b39309a6ac739
SHA-256: b8ea0ad9c53e488b9e90ff8c91cf6e6b6fc81b4e3b88af408832c728d9f2a05b
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1480
    MD5: e19739556c29cd2dc77d7301cf9baf2b
SHA-256: 98dce9359aa55ec8950d65c3a346a4637216945c32e8a976e474c2e947365e2e
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1480
    MD5: 533f8e49ef851333b972e6029c33b5d7
SHA-256: 53bd689afefc1f3580e7c1b2e426de2bd26f03ebff3eb85402b84435796fb695
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 82027e5ae065c99db3a5662626f2d113
SHA-256: 047d6a4ee808037cc51304eac8c65255691148c31a7a8de6dc965d01c8f3c0dd
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: a46ae10c39d9441f2712aa5b5c2b2ad3
SHA-256: 76d22916d89d15a27d5d0e399e68ee9eb6160c6e77aa46851478f6bc38883791
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: e2725ba33e6710c6c6f03f89f735db09
SHA-256: b8abe3c8e9dd0c738aee2123d686fe61c0281be0c156e2d8020da63c2269ab3e
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: e19739556c29cd2dc77d7301cf9baf2b
SHA-256: 98dce9359aa55ec8950d65c3a346a4637216945c32e8a976e474c2e947365e2e
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 533f8e49ef851333b972e6029c33b5d7
SHA-256: 53bd689afefc1f3580e7c1b2e426de2bd26f03ebff3eb85402b84435796fb695
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

946927 - CVE-2013-0788 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:17.0.5) (MFSA 2013-30)
946929 - CVE-2013-0800 Mozilla: Out-of-bounds write in Cairo library (MFSA 2013-31)
946931 - CVE-2013-0796 Mozilla: WebGL crash with Mesa graphics driver on Linux (MFSA 2013-35)
946932 - CVE-2013-0795 Mozilla: Bypass of SOW protections allows cloning of protected nodes (MFSA 2013-36)
946935 - CVE-2013-0793 Mozilla: Cross-site scripting (XSS) using timed history navigations (MFSA 2013-38)


References



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