RHEL 8 : thunderbird (RHSA-2021:2261)

high Nessus Plugin ID 150323

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2021:2261 advisory.

- Mozilla: Thunderbird stored OpenPGP secret keys without master password protection (CVE-2021-29956)

- Mozilla: Partial protection of inline OpenPGP message not indicated (CVE-2021-29957)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 89 and Firefox ESR 78.11 (CVE-2021-29967)

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

Solution

Update the affected thunderbird package.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-29956

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-29957

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-29967

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:2261

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1961503

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1961504

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1966831

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 150323

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-2261.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/7/2021

Updated: 9/22/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

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 Score Source: CVE-2021-29967

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:redhat:rhel_aus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/7/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-29956, CVE-2021-29957, CVE-2021-29967

RHSA: 2021:2261

IAVA: 2021-A-0246-S, 2021-A-0264-S

CWE: 120, 347, 522