SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (SUSE-SU-2020:1225-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 136658



The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for MozillaThunderbird fixes the following issues :

Update to 68.8.0 ESR MFSA 2020-18 (bsc#1171186)

- CVE-2020-12397 (bmo#1617370) Sender Email Address Spoofing using encoded Unicode characters

- CVE-2020-12387 (bmo#1545345) Use-after-free during worker shutdown

- CVE-2020-6831 (bmo#1632241) Buffer overflow in SCTP chunk input validation

- CVE-2020-12392 (bmo#1614468) Arbitrary local file access with 'Copy as cURL'

- CVE-2020-12393 (bmo#1615471) Devtools' 'Copy as cURL' feature did not fully escape website-controlled data, potentially leading to command injection

- CVE-2020-12395 (bmo#1595886, bmo#1611482, bmo#1614704, bmo#1624098, bmo#1625749, bmo#1626382, bmo#1628076, bmo#1631508) Memory safety bugs fixed in Thunderbird 68.8.0

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-WE-15-SP2-2020-1225=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-WE-15-SP1-2020-1225=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP2-2020-1225=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 136658

File Name: suse_SU-2020-1225-1.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/15/2020

Updated: 8/18/2020

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


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


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:novell:suse_linux:MozillaThunderbird, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaThunderbird-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaThunderbird-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaThunderbird-translations-common, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaThunderbird-translations-other, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

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-2020-12393, CVE-2020-12395, CVE-2020-12397, CVE-2020-6831

IAVA: 2020-A-0190-S