RHEL 8 : thunderbird (RHSA-2020:3634)

high Nessus Plugin ID 140394

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:3634 advisory.

- Mozilla: Attacker-induced prompt for extension installation (CVE-2020-15664)

- Mozilla: Use-After-Free when aborting an operation (CVE-2020-15669)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected thunderbird package.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/416.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/648.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15664

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15669

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:3634

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1872531

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1872532

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 140394

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-3634.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/8/2020

Updated: 10/12/2021

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15669

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: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.4, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/7/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/25/2020

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2020:3634

IAVA: 2020-A-0391-S

CWE: 416, 648