Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20190715)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 126713
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update upgrades Thunderbird to version 60.8.0.

Security Fix(es) :

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 68 and Firefox ESR 60.8 (CVE-2019-11709)

- Mozilla: Sandbox escape via installation of malicious language pack (CVE-2019-9811)

- Mozilla: Script injection within domain through inner window reuse (CVE-2019-11711)

- Mozilla: Cross-origin POST requests can be made with NPAPI plugins by following 308 redirects (CVE-2019-11712)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free with HTTP/2 cached stream (CVE-2019-11713)

- Mozilla: HTML parsing error can contribute to content XSS (CVE-2019-11715)

- Mozilla: Caret character improperly escaped in origins (CVE-2019-11717)

- Mozilla: Same-origin policy treats all files in a directory as having the same-origin (CVE-2019-11730)

Solution

Update the affected thunderbird and / or thunderbird-debuginfo packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e8ab63e8

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 126713

File Name: sl_20190715_thunderbird_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/16/2019

Updated: 5/29/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:thunderbird-debuginfo, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/15/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/23/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11709, CVE-2019-11711, CVE-2019-11712, CVE-2019-11713, CVE-2019-11715, CVE-2019-11717, CVE-2019-11730, CVE-2019-9811