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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Mozilla Thunderbird Vendors:   Mozilla.org
(CentOS Issues Fix) Mozilla Thunderbird Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Spoof Email Addresses, Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040127
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040127
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-7829, CVE-2017-7846, CVE-2017-7847, CVE-2017-7848   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 8 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of system information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Mozilla Thunderbird. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system. A remote user can spoof the sender's email address.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow in Direct 3D 9 with the ANGLE graphics library and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2017-7845]. Windows-based systems are affected.

A remote user can create specially crafted RSS content that, when viewed by the target user as a web site, will trigger a flaw in 'mailbox://' content processing and execute arbitrary JavaScript code on the target user's system [CVE-2017-7846].

A remote user can create specially crafted CSS in an RSS feed that, when loaded by the target user, will view potentially sensitive information in local path strings on the target system, which may contain username data [CVE-2017-7847].

A remote user can create specially crafted RSS fields to inject new lines into the message body [CVE-2017-7848].

A remote user can spoof the sender's email address via an encoded null character in the message header [CVE-2017-7829].

Omair, Sabri Haddouche, and cure53 reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can spoof the sender's email address.

Solution:   CentOS has issued a fix for CVE-2017-7829, CVE-2017-7846, CVE-2017-7847, and CVE-2017-7848.

i386:
e6695d9d57c40de231c342187c2a90e7857e2b03127cc36ebf2196a9ae2ee05a thunderbird-52.5.2-1.el6.centos.i686.rpm

x86_64:
a8c1d4fb627a99bfc5bb43318628979992594546ba7d3836d34cf65ad921002f thunderbird-52.5.2-1.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm

Source:
99ce9c2112832a7cc18198d9e405dad9f3d53d94928b592c2ab100da3ae64df3 thunderbird-52.5.2-1.el6.centos.src.rpm

Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (CentOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  6

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jan 8 2018 Mozilla Thunderbird Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Spoof Email Addresses, Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, and Execute Arbitrary Code



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [CentOS-announce] CESA-2018:0061 Important CentOS 6 thunderbird Security Update


CentOS Errata and Security Advisory 2018:0061 Important

Upstream details at : https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0061

The following updated files have been uploaded and are currently 
syncing to the mirrors: ( sha256sum Filename ) 

i386:
e6695d9d57c40de231c342187c2a90e7857e2b03127cc36ebf2196a9ae2ee05a  thunderbird-52.5.2-1.el6.centos.i686.rpm

x86_64:
a8c1d4fb627a99bfc5bb43318628979992594546ba7d3836d34cf65ad921002f  thunderbird-52.5.2-1.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm

Source:
99ce9c2112832a7cc18198d9e405dad9f3d53d94928b592c2ab100da3ae64df3  thunderbird-52.5.2-1.el6.centos.src.rpm



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CentOS Project { http://www.centos.org/ }
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