Debian DSA-4796-1 : thunderbird - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 143191

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Multiple security issues have been found in Thunderbird, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the thunderbird packages.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 1:78.5.0-1~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-4796

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143191

File Name: debian_DSA-4796.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/23/2020

Updated: 12/14/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-26968

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: 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: 11/21/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/9/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-16012, CVE-2020-26951, CVE-2020-26953, CVE-2020-26956, CVE-2020-26958, CVE-2020-26959, CVE-2020-26960, CVE-2020-26961, CVE-2020-26965, CVE-2020-26968

DSA: 4796