Debian DSA-4815-1 : thunderbird - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 144426

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, denial of service or information leak.

Solution

Upgrade the thunderbird packages.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 1:78.6.0-1~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-4815

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 144426

File Name: debian_DSA-4815.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/18/2020

Updated: 1/15/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/17/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/7/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-16042, CVE-2020-26971, CVE-2020-26973, CVE-2020-26974, CVE-2020-26978, CVE-2020-35111, CVE-2020-35113

DSA: 4815