openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (openSUSE-2019-2452)

high Nessus Plugin ID 130936



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for MozillaThunderbird to version 68.2.1 provides the following fixes :

- Security issues fixed (bsc#1154738) :

- CVE-2019-15903: Fixed a heap overflow in the expat library (bsc#1149429).

- CVE-2019-11757: Fixed a use-after-free when creating index updates in IndexedDB (bsc#1154738).

- CVE-2019-11758: Fixed a potentially exploitable crash due to 360 Total Security (bsc#1154738).

- CVE-2019-11759: Fixed a stack-based buffer overflow in HKDF output (bsc#1154738).

- CVE-2019-11760: Fixed a stack-based buffer overflow in WebRTC networking (bsc#1154738).

- CVE-2019-11761: Fixed an unintended access to a privileged JSONView object (bsc#1154738).

- CVE-2019-11762: Fixed a same-origin-property violation (bsc#1154738).

- CVE-2019-11763: Fixed an XSS bypass (bsc#1154738).

- CVE-2019-11764: Fixed several memory safety bugs (bsc#1154738).

Other fixes (bsc#1153879) :

- Some attachments couldn't be opened in messages originating from MS Outlook 2016.

- Address book import from CSV.

- Performance problem in message body search.

- Ctrl+Enter to send a message would open an attachment if the attachment pane had focus.

- Calendar: Issues with 'Today Pane' start-up.

- Calendar: Glitches with custom repeat and reminder number input.

- Calendar: Problems with WCAP provider.

- A language for the user interface can now be chosen in the advanced settings

- Fixed an issue with Google authentication (OAuth2)

- Fixed an issue where selected or unread messages were not shown in the correct color in the thread pane under some circumstances

- Fixed an issue where when using a language pack, names of standard folders were not localized (bsc#1149126)

- Fixed an issue where the address book default startup directory in preferences panel not persisted

- Fixed various visual glitches

- Fixed issues with the chat

- Fixed building with rust >= 1.38.

- Fixrd LTO build without PGO.

- Removed kde.js since disabling instantApply breaks extensions and is now obsolete with the move to HTML views for preferences. (bsc#1151186)

- Updated (bsc#1152778)

- Deactivated the crashreporter for the last remaining arch.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected MozillaThunderbird packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 130936

File Name: openSUSE-2019-2452.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/13/2019

Updated: 1/15/2020

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11764


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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozillathunderbird, 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:15.1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/9/2019

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