RHEL 6 : thunderbird (RHSA-2020:0574)

high Nessus Plugin ID 134029
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:0574 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 this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected thunderbird package.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/79.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/120.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/125.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/312.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/456.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-6792

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-6793

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-6794

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-6795

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-6798

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-6800

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0574

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1801918

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1801920

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1801955

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1801956

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1801957

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1801958

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 134029

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-0574.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/25/2020

Updated: 10/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, redhat_repos.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-6800

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

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: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:6.0, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/24/2020

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

RHSA: 2020:0574

IAVA: 2020-A-0072-S

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