RHEL 7 : thunderbird (RHSA-2020:4163)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 143070

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VPR Score: 9.4

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:4163 advisory.

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 81 and Firefox ESR 78.3 (CVE-2020-15673)

- Mozilla: XSS when pasting attacker-controlled data into a contenteditable element (CVE-2020-15676)

- Mozilla: Download origin spoofing via redirect (CVE-2020-15677)

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

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/79.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/120.html

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

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/601.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15673

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15676

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15677

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15678

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:4163

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1881664

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1881665

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1881666

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1881667

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 143070

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-4163.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/11/19

Updated: 2020/11/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 9.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15678

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: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7::client, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7::server, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7::workstation, 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: 2020/10/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/09/22

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2020:4163

CWE: 79, 120, 416, 601