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Red Hat: 2013:0697-01: thunderbird: Important Advisory Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
RedHat Linux 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 [More...]
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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: thunderbird security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2013:0697-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0697.html
Issue date:        2013-04-02
CVE Names:         CVE-2013-0788 CVE-2013-0793 CVE-2013-0795 
                   CVE-2013-0796 CVE-2013-0800 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

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.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

RHEL Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server)	 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6) - i386, ppc64, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) - i386, x86_64

3. Description:

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.

4. 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

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

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)

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el5_9.src.rpm

i386:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el5_9.i386.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el5_9.i386.rpm

x86_64:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el5_9.x86_64.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el5_9.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server)	:

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el5_9.src.rpm

i386:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el5_9.i386.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el5_9.i386.rpm

x86_64:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el5_9.x86_64.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el5_9.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.src.rpm

i386:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.i686.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.i686.rpm

x86_64:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.x86_64.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.src.rpm

i386:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.i686.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.i686.rpm

ppc64:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.ppc64.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.s390x.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.x86_64.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.src.rpm

i386:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.i686.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.i686.rpm

x86_64:
thunderbird-17.0.5-1.el6_4.x86_64.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-17.0.5-1.el6_4.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-0788.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-0793.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-0795.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-0796.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-0800.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2013 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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