ESB-2017.2344 - [Ubuntu] thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-09-15

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                               ESB-2017.2344
                        Thunderbird vulnerabilities
                             15 September 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           thunderbird
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Provide Misleading Information  -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Reduced Security                -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-7809 CVE-2017-7807 CVE-2017-7803
                   CVE-2017-7802 CVE-2017-7801 CVE-2017-7800
                   CVE-2017-7792 CVE-2017-7791 CVE-2017-7787
                   CVE-2017-7786 CVE-2017-7785 CVE-2017-7784
                   CVE-2017-7779 CVE-2017-7753 

Reference:         ASB-2017.0134
                   ESB-2017.2290
                   ESB-2017.2173
                   ESB-2017.2133

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3416-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3416-1
September 14, 2017

thunderbird vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- - Ubuntu 17.04
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Thunderbird.

Software Description:
- - thunderbird: Mozilla Open Source mail and newsgroup client

Details:

Multiple security issues were discovered in Thunderbird. If a user were
tricked in to opening a specially crafted website in a browsing context,
an attacker could potentially exploit these to bypass same-origin
restrictions, bypass CSP restrictions, obtain sensitive information, spoof
the origin of modal alerts, cause a denial of service via application
crash, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-7753, CVE-2017-7779,
CVE-2017-7784, CVE-2017-7785, CVE-2017-7787, CVE-2017-7791, CVE-2017-7792,
CVE-2017-7800, CVE-2017-7801, CVE-2017-7802, CVE-2017-7803, CVE-2017-7807,
CVE-2017-7809)

A buffer overflow was discovered when displaying SVG content in some
circumstances. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted
message, an attacker could potentially exploit this to cause a denial of
service via application crash, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-7786)


Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 17.04:
  thunderbird                     1:52.3.0+build1-0ubuntu0.17.04.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  thunderbird                     1:52.3.0+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  thunderbird                     1:52.3.0+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

After a standard system update you need to restart Thunderbird to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3416-1
  CVE-2017-7753, CVE-2017-7779, CVE-2017-7784, CVE-2017-7785,
  CVE-2017-7786, CVE-2017-7787, CVE-2017-7791, CVE-2017-7792,
  CVE-2017-7800, CVE-2017-7801, CVE-2017-7802, CVE-2017-7803,
  CVE-2017-7807, CVE-2017-7809

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:52.3.0+build1-0ubuntu0.17.04.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:52.3.0+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:52.3.0+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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