Debian DSA-4754-1 : thunderbird - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 140060

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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 the execution of arbitrary code or the unintended installation of extensions.

Solution

Upgrade the thunderbird packages.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 1:68.12.0-1~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-4754

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 140060

File Name: debian_DSA-4754.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/08/31

Updated: 2020/10/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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: 2020/08/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/10/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15664, CVE-2020-15669

DSA: 4754