Debian DSA-4718-1 : thunderbird - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 138107

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple security issues have been found in Thunderbird which could result in 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 1:68.10.0-1~deb9u1.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 1:68.10.0-1~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-4718

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 138107

File Name: debian_DSA-4718.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/6/2020

Updated: 7/15/2020

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

Risk Information

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 Score Source: CVE-2020-12420

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: 7/5/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/9/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12417, CVE-2020-12418, CVE-2020-12419, CVE-2020-12420, CVE-2020-12421

DSA: 4718