Debian DLA-2679-1 : thunderbird security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 150333

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. In addition two security issues were addressed in the OpenPGP support.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 1:78.11.0-1~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/2021/06/msg00008.html

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

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 150333

File Name: debian_DLA-2679.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/8/2021

Updated: 6/29/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, 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: 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: 6/7/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/24/2021

Reference Information

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