Amazon Linux 2 : thunderbird (ALAS-2021-1586)

high Nessus Plugin ID 144798
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.

Description

The version of tested product installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ALAS2-2021-1586 advisory.

- A parsing and event loading mismatch in Firefox's SVG code could have allowed load events to fire, even after sanitization. An attacker already capable of exploiting an XSS vulnerability in privileged internal pages could have used this attack to bypass our built-in sanitizer. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 83, Firefox ESR < 78.5, and Thunderbird < 78.5. (CVE-2020-26951)

- It was possible to cause the browser to enter fullscreen mode without displaying the security UI; thus making it possible to attempt a phishing attack or otherwise confuse the user. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 83, Firefox ESR < 78.5, and Thunderbird < 78.5. (CVE-2020-26953)

- In some cases, removing HTML elements during sanitization would keep existing SVG event handlers and therefore lead to XSS. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 83, Firefox ESR < 78.5, and Thunderbird < 78.5. (CVE-2020-26956)

- Firefox did not block execution of scripts with incorrect MIME types when the response was intercepted and cached through a ServiceWorker. This could lead to a cross-site script inclusion vulnerability, or a Content Security Policy bypass. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 83, Firefox ESR < 78.5, and Thunderbird < 78.5. (CVE-2020-26958)

- During browser shutdown, reference decrementing could have occured on a previously freed object, resulting in a use-after-free, memory corruption, and a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 83, Firefox ESR < 78.5, and Thunderbird < 78.5. (CVE-2020-26959)

- If the Compact() method was called on an nsTArray, the array could have been reallocated without updating other pointers, leading to a potential use-after-free and exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 83, Firefox ESR < 78.5, and Thunderbird < 78.5. (CVE-2020-26960)

- When DNS over HTTPS is in use, it intentionally filters RFC1918 and related IP ranges from the responses as these do not make sense coming from a DoH resolver. However when an IPv4 address was mapped through IPv6, these addresses were erroneously let through, leading to a potential DNS Rebinding attack. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 83, Firefox ESR < 78.5, and Thunderbird < 78.5. (CVE-2020-26961)

- Some websites have a feature Show Password where clicking a button will change a password field into a textbook field, revealing the typed password. If, when using a software keyboard that remembers user input, a user typed their password and used that feature, the type of the password field was changed, resulting in a keyboard layout change and the possibility for the software keyboard to remember the typed password. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 83, Firefox ESR < 78.5, and Thunderbird < 78.5.
(CVE-2020-26965)

- Mozilla developers reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 82 and Firefox ESR 78.4. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort some of these could have been exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 83, Firefox ESR < 78.5, and Thunderbird < 78.5. (CVE-2020-26968)

- Certain blit values provided by the user were not properly constrained leading to a heap buffer overflow on some video drivers. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 84, Thunderbird < 78.6, and Firefox ESR < 78.6. (CVE-2020-26971)

- Certain input to the CSS Sanitizer confused it, resulting in incorrect components being removed. This could have been used as a sanitizer bypass. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 84, Thunderbird < 78.6, and Firefox ESR < 78.6. (CVE-2020-26973)

- When flex-basis was used on a table wrapper, a StyleGenericFlexBasis object could have been incorrectly cast to the wrong type. This resulted in a heap user-after-free, memory corruption, and a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 84, Thunderbird < 78.6, and Firefox ESR < 78.6.
(CVE-2020-26974)

- Using techniques that built on the slipstream research, a malicious webpage could have exposed both an internal network's hosts as well as services running on the user's local machine. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 84, Thunderbird < 78.6, and Firefox ESR < 78.6. (CVE-2020-26978)

- When an extension with the proxy permission registered to receive , the proxy.onRequest callback was not triggered for view-source URLs. While web content cannot navigate to such URLs, a user opening View Source could have inadvertently leaked their IP address. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 84, Thunderbird < 78.6, and Firefox ESR < 78.6. (CVE-2020-35111)

- Mozilla developers reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 83 and Firefox ESR 78.5. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort some of these could have been exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 84, Thunderbird < 78.6, and Firefox ESR < 78.6. (CVE-2020-35113)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Run 'yum update thunderbird' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2021-1586.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-16012

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-16042

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26951

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26953

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26956

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26958

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26959

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26960

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26961

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26965

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26968

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26971

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26973

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26974

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26978

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-35111

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-35113

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 144798

File Name: al2_ALAS-2021-1586.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/7/2021

Updated: 1/7/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-26968

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 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:amazon:linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:thunderbird-debuginfo, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/5/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/17/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-16012, CVE-2020-16042, 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, CVE-2020-26971, CVE-2020-26973, CVE-2020-26974, CVE-2020-26978, CVE-2020-35111, CVE-2020-35113

ALAS: 2021-1586