RHEL 8 : thunderbird (RHSA-2019:3237)

high Nessus Plugin ID 130382
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for thunderbird is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

This update upgrades Thunderbird to version 68.2.0.

Security Fix(es) :

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 70 and Firefox ESR 68.2 (CVE-2019-11764)

* Mozilla: Use-after-free when creating index updates in IndexedDB (CVE-2019-11757)

* Mozilla: Potentially exploitable crash due to 360 Total Security (CVE-2019-11758)

* Mozilla: Stack buffer overflow in HKDF output (CVE-2019-11759)

* Mozilla: Stack buffer overflow in WebRTC networking (CVE-2019-11760)

* Mozilla: Unintended access to a privileged JSONView object (CVE-2019-11761)

* Mozilla: document.domain-based origin isolation has same-origin-property violation (CVE-2019-11762)

* Mozilla: Incorrect HTML parsing results in XSS bypass technique (CVE-2019-11763)

* expat: heap-based buffer over-read via crafted XML input (CVE-2019-15903)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

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

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-35/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3237

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-11757

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-11758

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-11759

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-11760

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-11761

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-11762

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-11763

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-11764

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-15903

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 130382

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-3237.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/30/2019

Updated: 5/29/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11764

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird-debugsource, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/29/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/4/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11757, CVE-2019-11758, CVE-2019-11759, CVE-2019-11760, CVE-2019-11761, CVE-2019-11762, CVE-2019-11763, CVE-2019-11764, CVE-2019-15903

RHSA: 2019:3237