Debian DSA-4585-1 : thunderbird - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 132082

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Multiple security issues have been found in Thunderbird which could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the thunderbird packages.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1:68.3.0-2~deb9u1.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 1:68.3.0-2~deb10u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=946588

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/thunderbird

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/thunderbird

https://packages.debian.org/source/buster/thunderbird

https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4585

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 132082

File Name: debian_DSA-4585.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/17/2019

Updated: 1/15/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-17012

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:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/15/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-17005, CVE-2019-17008, CVE-2019-17010, CVE-2019-17011, CVE-2019-17012

DSA: 4585