Debian DSA-4740-1 : thunderbird - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 139255

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VPR Score: 6.7

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 stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 1:68.11.0-1~deb10u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/thunderbird

https://packages.debian.org/source/buster/thunderbird

https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4740

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 139255

File Name: debian_DSA-4740.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/08/03

Updated: 2020/08/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15659

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/08/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/05/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15652, CVE-2020-15659, CVE-2020-6463, CVE-2020-6514

DSA: 4740