openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (openSUSE-2021-580)

high Nessus Plugin ID 149555
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for MozillaThunderbird fixes the following issues :

- Mozilla Thunderbird was updated to version 78.9.1 (MFSA 2021-12,MFSA 2021-13, bsc#1183942, bsc#1184536)

- CVE-2021-23981: Texture upload into an unbound backing buffer resulted in an out-of-bound read

- CVE-2021-23982: Internal network hosts could have been probed by a malicious webpage

- CVE-2021-23984: Malicious extensions could have spoofed popup information

- CVE-2021-23987: Memory safety bugs

- CVE-2021-23991: An attacker may use Thunderbird's OpenPGP key refresh mechanism to poison an existing key

- CVE-2021-23992: A crafted OpenPGP key with an invalid user ID could be used to confuse the user

- CVE-2021-23993: Inability to send encrypted OpenPGP email after importing a crafted OpenPGP key

- cleaned up and fixed mozilla.sh.in for wayland (bsc#1177542)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15-SP2:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected MozillaThunderbird packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1177542

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1183942

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1184536

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 149555

File Name: openSUSE-2021-580.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/18/2021

Updated: 5/20/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

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:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird-translations-common, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird-translations-other, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/19/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/31/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-23981, CVE-2021-23982, CVE-2021-23984, CVE-2021-23987, CVE-2021-23991, CVE-2021-23992, CVE-2021-23993