Debian DLA-2609-1 : thunderbird security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 148206
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Multiple security issues were discovered in Thunderbird, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code or information disclosure.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 1:78.9.0-1~deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your thunderbird packages.

For the detailed security status of thunderbird please refer to its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/thunderbird

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/03/msg00034.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/thunderbird

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/thunderbird

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 148206

File Name: debian_DLA-2609.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/29/2021

Updated: 4/8/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-23987

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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:debian:debian_linux:calendar-google-provider, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-all, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-ar, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-ast, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-be, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-bg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-bn-bd, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-br, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-ca, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-cs, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-da, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-de, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-dsb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-el, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-en-gb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-es-ar, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-es-es, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-et, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-eu, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-fi, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-fr, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-fy-nl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-ga-ie, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-gd, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-gl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-he, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-hr, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-hsb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-hu, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-hy-am, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-id, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-is, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-it, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-ja, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-kab, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-ko, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-lt, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-nb-no, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-nl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-nn-no, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-pa-in, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-pl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-pt-br, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-pt-pt, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-rm, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-ro, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-ru, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-si, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-sk, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-sl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-sq, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-sr, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-sv-se, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-ta-lk, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-tr, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-uk, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-vi, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-zh-cn, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove-l10n-zh-tw, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-extension, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-ar, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-ast, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-be, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-bg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-bn-bd, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-br, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-ca, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-cs, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-cy, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-da, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-de, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-dsb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-el, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-en-gb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-es-ar, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-es-es, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-et, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-eu, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-fi, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-fr, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-fy-nl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-ga-ie, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-gd, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-gl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-he, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-hr, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-hsb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-hu, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-hy-am, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-id, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-is, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-it, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-ja, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-kab, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-ko, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-lt, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-nb-no, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-nl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-nn-no, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-pa-in, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-pl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-pt-br, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-pt-pt, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-rm, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-ro, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-ru, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-si, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-sk, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-sl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-sq, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-sr, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-sv-se, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-ta-lk, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-tr, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-uk, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-vi, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-zh-cn, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceowl-l10n-zh-tw, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-ar, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-ast, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-be, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-bg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-bn-bd, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-br, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-ca, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-cs, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-cy, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-da, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-de, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-dsb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-el, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-en-gb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-es-ar, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-es-es, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-et, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-eu, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-fi, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-fr, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-fy-nl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-ga-ie, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-gd, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-gl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-he, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-hr, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-hsb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-hu, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-hy-am, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-id, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-is, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-it, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-ja, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-kab, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-ko, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-lt, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-nb-no, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-nl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-nn-no, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-pa-in, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-pl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-pt-br, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-pt-pt, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-rm, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-ro, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-ru, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-si, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-sk, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-sl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-sq, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-sr, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-sv-se, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-ta-lk, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-tr, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-uk, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-vi, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-zh-cn, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lightning-l10n-zh-tw, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-all, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-ar, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-ast, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-be, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-bg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-bn-bd, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-br, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-ca, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-cs, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-da, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-de, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-dsb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-el, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-en-gb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-es-ar, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-es-es, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-et, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-eu, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-fi, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-fr, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-fy-nl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-ga-ie, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-gd, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-gl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-he, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-hr, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-hsb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-hu, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-hy-am, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-id, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-is, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-it, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-ja, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-kab, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-ko, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-lt, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-nb-no, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-nl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-nn-no, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-pa-in, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-pl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-pt-br, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-pt-pt, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-rm, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-ro, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-ru, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-si, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-sk, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-sl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-sq, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-sr, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-sv-se, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-ta-lk, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-tr, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-uk, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-vi, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-zh-cn, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-zh-tw, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/26/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/31/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-23981, CVE-2021-23982, CVE-2021-23984, CVE-2021-23987