openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird and mozilla-nspr (openSUSE-2020-1780)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 142165

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for MozillaThunderbird and mozilla-nspr fixes the following issues :

- Mozilla Thunderbird 78.4

- new: MailExtensions: browser.tabs.sendMessage API added

- new: MailExtensions: messageDisplayScripts API added

- changed: Yahoo and AOL mail users using password authentication will be migrated to OAuth2

- changed: MailExtensions: messageDisplay APIs extended to support multiple selected messages

- changed: MailExtensions: compose.begin functions now support creating a message with attachments

- fixed: Thunderbird could freeze when updating global search index

- fixed: Multiple issues with handling of self-signed SSL certificates addressed

- fixed: Recipient address fields in compose window could expand to fill all available space

- fixed: Inserting emoji characters in message compose window caused unexpected behavior

- fixed: Button to restore default folder icon color was not keyboard accessible

- fixed: Various keyboard navigation fixes

- fixed: Various color-related theme fixes

- fixed: MailExtensions: Updating attachments with onBeforeSend.addListener() did not work MFSA 2020-47 (bsc#1177977)

- CVE-2020-15969 Use-after-free in usersctp

- CVE-2020-15683 Memory safety bugs fixed in Thunderbird 78.4

- Mozilla Thunderbird 78.3.3

- OpenPGP: Improved support for encrypting with subkeys

- OpenPGP message status icons were not visible in message header pane

- Creating a new calendar event did not require an event title

- Mozilla Thunderbird 78.3.2 (bsc#1176899)

- OpenPGP: Improved support for encrypting with subkeys

- OpenPGP: Encrypted messages with international characters were sometimes displayed incorrectly

- Single-click deletion of recipient pills with middle mouse button restored

- Searching an address book list did not display results

- Dark mode, high contrast, and Windows theming fixes

- Mozilla Thunderbird 78.3.1

- fix crash in nsImapProtocol::CreateNewLineFromSocket

- Mozilla Thunderbird 78.3.0 MFSA 2020-44 (bsc#1176756)

- CVE-2020-15677 Download origin spoofing via redirect

- CVE-2020-15676 XSS when pasting attacker-controlled data into a contenteditable element

- CVE-2020-15678 When recursing through layers while scrolling, an iterator may have become invalid, resulting in a potential use-after- free scenario

- CVE-2020-15673 Memory safety bugs fixed in Thunderbird 78.3

- update mozilla-nspr to version 4.25.1

- The macOS platform code for shared library loading was changed to support macOS 11.

- Dependency needed for the MozillaThunderbird udpate

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected MozillaThunderbird and mozilla-nspr packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1176756

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1174230

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1176384

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1176899

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1177977

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 142165

File Name: openSUSE-2020-1780.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/2/2020

Updated: 11/12/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15683

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:15.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillathunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillathunderbird-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillathunderbird-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillathunderbird-translations-common:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillathunderbird-translations-other:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nspr:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nspr-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nspr-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nspr-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nspr-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nspr-32bit-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/30/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/1/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15969, CVE-2020-15677, CVE-2020-15676, CVE-2020-15678, CVE-2020-15673, CVE-2020-15683