ESB-2017.3085 - [Ubuntu] thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-12-04

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                               ESB-2017.3085
                        Thunderbird vulnerabilities
                              4 December 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
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Reduced Security                -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-7830 CVE-2017-7828 CVE-2017-7826

Reference:         ASB-2017.0204
                   ASB-2017.0199
                   ESB-2017.2968
                   ESB-2017.2947
                   ESB-2017.2946.3
                   ESB-2017.2920.2

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3490-1

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USN-3490-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3490-1

1st December, 2017
thunderbird vulnerabilities

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

    Ubuntu 17.10
    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-like
context, an attacker could potentially exploit these to bypass same-origin
restrictions, cause a denial of service via application crash, or execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-7826, CVE-2017-7828, CVE-2017-7830)
Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 17.10:
    thunderbird 1:52.5.0+build1-0ubuntu0.17.10.1 
Ubuntu 17.04:
    thunderbird 1:52.5.0+build1-0ubuntu0.17.04.1 
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
    thunderbird 1:52.5.0+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1 
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
    thunderbird 1:52.5.0+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

CVE-2017-7826, CVE-2017-7828, CVE-2017-7830

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