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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3545-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3545-1
Posted Mar 30, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3545-1 - 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 cause a denial of service, or execute arbitrary code.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-5125, CVE-2018-5127, CVE-2018-5129, CVE-2018-5144, CVE-2018-5145, CVE-2018-5146
MD5 | 38c5c577c2e793437b6fa07186a9c92e

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3545-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3545-1
March 29, 2018

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

- Ubuntu 17.10
- 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 cause a denial of service,
or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-5125, CVE-2018-5127, CVE-2018-5129,
CVE-2018-5144, CVE-2018-5145, CVE-2018-5146)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.10:
thunderbird 1:52.7.0+build1-0ubuntu0.17.10.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
thunderbird 1:52.7.0+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
thunderbird 1:52.7.0+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3545-1
CVE-2018-5125, CVE-2018-5127, CVE-2018-5129, CVE-2018-5144,
CVE-2018-5145, CVE-2018-5146

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:52.7.0+build1-0ubuntu0.17.10.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:52.7.0+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:52.7.0+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1


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