openSUSE 15 Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (openSUSE-SU-2021:2003-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 151686

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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SUSE15 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the openSUSE-SU-2021:2003-1 advisory.

- A locally-installed hostile program could send `WM_COPYDATA` messages that Firefox would process incorrectly, leading to an out-of-bounds read. *This bug only affects Firefox on Windows. Other operating systems are unaffected.*. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 78.11, Firefox < 89, and Firefox ESR < 78.11. (CVE-2021-29964)

- Mozilla developers reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 88 and Firefox ESR 78.11. 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 Thunderbird < 78.11, Firefox < 89, and Firefox ESR < 78.11. (CVE-2021-29967)

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

Solution

Update the affected MozillaThunderbird, MozillaThunderbird-translations-common and / or MozillaThunderbird-translations- other packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1186696

http://www.nessus.org/u?ff8f4196

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-29964

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-29967

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 151686

File Name: openSUSE-2021-2003.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/16/2021

Updated: 9/10/2021

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird-translations-common, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird-translations-other, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/10/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/2/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-29964, CVE-2021-29967

IAVA: 2021-A-0264-S