Debian Security Advisory DSA 2406-1 (icedove - several vulnerabilities)

Published: 2013-09-18 09:53:02
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Affected Versions:
icedove on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.11-1+squeeze7. We recommend that you upgrade your icedove Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Icedove, Debian's variant of the Mozilla Thunderbird code base. CVE-2011-3670Icedove does not not properly enforce the IPv6 literal address syntax, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by making XMLHttpRequest calls through a proxy and reading the error messages. CVE-2012-0442Memory corruption bugs could cause Icedove to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code. CVE-2012-0444Icedove does not properly initialize nsChildView data structures, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Ogg Vorbis file. CVE-2012-0449Icedove allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a malformed XSLT stylesheet that is embedded in a document.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-0449
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-0442
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-3670
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-0444

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2406.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2013-09-18
Modified
2019-03-18
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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