openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (openSUSE-2018-1139)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 117987



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for Mozilla Thunderbird to version 60.2.1 fixes multiple issues.

Multiple security issues were fixed in the Mozilla platform as advised in MFSA 2018-25. In general, these flaws cannot be exploited through email in Thunderbird because scripting is disabled when reading mail, but are potentially risks in browser or browser-like contexts :

- CVE-2018-12377: Use-after-free in refresh driver timers (bsc#1107343)

- CVE-2018-12378: Use-after-free in IndexedDB (bsc#1107343)

- CVE-2017-16541: Proxy bypass using automount and autofs (bsc#1066489)

- CVE-2018-12376: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 62 and Firefox ESR 60.2 (bsc#1107343)

- CVE-2018-12385: Crash in TransportSecurityInfo due to cached data (bsc#1109363)

- CVE-2018-12383: Setting a master password did not delete unencrypted previously stored passwords (bsc#1107343)

- CVE-2018-12359: Buffer overflow using computed size of canvas element (bsc#1098998)

- CVE-2018-12360: Use-after-free when using focus() (bsc#1098998)

- CVE-2018-12361: Integer overflow in SwizzleData (bsc#1098998)

- CVE-2018-12362: Integer overflow in SSSE3 scaler (bsc#1098998)

- CVE-2018-12363: Use-after-free when appending DOM nodes (bsc#1098998)

- CVE-2018-12364: CSRF attacks through 307 redirects and NPAPI plugins (bsc#1098998)

- CVE-2018-12365: Compromised IPC child process can list local filenames (bsc#1098998)

- CVE-2018-12371: Integer overflow in Skia library during edge builder allocation (bsc#1098998)

- CVE-2018-12366: Invalid data handling during QCMS transformations (bsc#1098998)

- CVE-2018-12367: Timing attack mitigation of PerformanceNavigationTiming (bsc#1098998)

- CVE-2018-5156: Media recorder segmentation fault when track type is changed during capture (bsc#1098998)

- CVE-2018-5187: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 61, Firefox ESR 60.1, and Thunderbird 60 (bsc#1098998)

- CVE-2018-5188: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 61, Firefox ESR 60.1, Firefox ESR 52.9, and Thunderbird 60 (bsc#1098998)

Other bugs fixes :

- Fix date display issues (bsc#1109379)

- Fix start-up crash due to folder name with special characters (bsc#1107772)


Update the affected MozillaThunderbird packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 117987

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1139.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/9/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird-buildsymbols, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird-translations-common, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird-translations-other, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/6/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16541, CVE-2018-12359, CVE-2018-12360, CVE-2018-12361, CVE-2018-12362, CVE-2018-12363, CVE-2018-12364, CVE-2018-12365, CVE-2018-12366, CVE-2018-12367, CVE-2018-12371, CVE-2018-12376, CVE-2018-12377, CVE-2018-12378, CVE-2018-12383, CVE-2018-12385, CVE-2018-16541, CVE-2018-5156, CVE-2018-5187, CVE-2018-5188