CentOS 6 : thunderbird (CESA-2019:4205)

high Nessus Plugin ID 132401

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.

Description

An update for thunderbird is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

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 68.3.0.

Security Fix(es) :

* Mozilla: Use-after-free in worker destruction (CVE-2019-17008)

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 71 and Firefox ESR 68.3 (CVE-2019-17012)

* Mozilla: Buffer overflow in plain text serializer (CVE-2019-17005)

* Mozilla: Use-after-free when performing device orientation checks (CVE-2019-17010)

* Mozilla: Use-after-free when retrieving a document in antitracking (CVE-2019-17011)

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 package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7d5966fb

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 132401

File Name: centos_RHSA-2019-4205.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/27/2019

Updated: 5/29/2020

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

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:centos:centos:thunderbird, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/24/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2020

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2019:4205