RHEL 8 : thunderbird (RHSA-2020:0565)

high Nessus Plugin ID 133943

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:0565 advisory.

- Mozilla: Message ID calculation was based on uninitialized data (CVE-2020-6792)

- Mozilla: Out-of-bounds read when processing certain email messages (CVE-2020-6793)

- Mozilla: Setting a master password post-Thunderbird 52 does not delete unencrypted previously stored passwords (CVE-2020-6794)

- Mozilla: Crash processing S/MIME messages with multiple signatures (CVE-2020-6795)

- Mozilla: Incorrect parsing of template tag could result in JavaScript injection (CVE-2020-6798)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 73 and Firefox ESR 68.5 (CVE-2020-6800)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the RHEL thunderbird package based on the guidance in RHSA-2020:0565.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?464d9573

https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0565

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1801918

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1801920

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1801955

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1801956

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1801957

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1801958

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-07/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 133943

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-0565.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/24/2020

Updated: 4/28/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-6800

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.0, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/20/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/11/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-6792, CVE-2020-6793, CVE-2020-6794, CVE-2020-6795, CVE-2020-6798, CVE-2020-6800

CWE: 120, 125, 312, 456, 476, 79

IAVA: 2020-A-0072-S

RHSA: 2020:0565