Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL7.x x86_64 (2020:5400)

high Nessus Plugin ID 144214

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Scientific Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SLSA-2020:5400-1 advisory.

- Mozilla: Stack overflow due to incorrect parsing of SMTP server response codes (CVE-2020-26970)

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 and / or thunderbird-debuginfo packages.

See Also

https://www.scientificlinux.org/category/sl-errata/slsa-20205400-1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 144214

File Name: sl_20201214_thunderbird_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/15/2020

Updated: 12/16/2020

Supported Sensors: 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-2020-26970

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:fermilab:scientific_linux, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:thunderbird-debuginfo

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/14/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/1/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-26970