Debian DSA-4683-1 : thunderbird - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 136431

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple security issues have been found in Thunderbird which could result in spoofing the displayed sender email address, denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the thunderbird packages.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1:68.8.0-1~deb9u1.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 1:68.8.0-1~deb10u1.

See Also

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/2020/dsa-4683

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 136431

File Name: debian_DSA-4683.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/11/2020

Updated: 8/18/2020

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-12395

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:P/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/8/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/22/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12387, CVE-2020-12392, CVE-2020-12395, CVE-2020-12397, CVE-2020-6831

DSA: 4683

IAVA: 2020-A-0190-S