Debian DSA-4702-1 : thunderbird - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 137375
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Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple security issues have been found in Thunderbird which could result in the setup of a non-encrypted IMAP connection, denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the thunderbird packages.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:68.9.0-1~deb9u1.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1:68.9.0-1~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-4702

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 137375

File Name: debian_DSA-4702.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/12/2020

Updated: 7/15/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-12410

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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: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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/11/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/9/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12398, CVE-2020-12399, CVE-2020-12405, CVE-2020-12406, CVE-2020-12410

DSA: 4702