Debian DLA-2978-1 : thunderbird - LTS security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 159636

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

The remote Debian 9 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the dla-2978 advisory.

- regex is an implementation of regular expressions for the Rust language. The regex crate features built-in mitigations to prevent denial of service attacks caused by untrusted regexes, or untrusted input matched by trusted regexes. Those (tunable) mitigations already provide sane defaults to prevent attacks. This guarantee is documented and it's considered part of the crate's API. Unfortunately a bug was discovered in the mitigations designed to prevent untrusted regexes to take an arbitrary amount of time during parsing, and it's possible to craft regexes that bypass such mitigations. This makes it possible to perform denial of service attacks by sending specially crafted regexes to services accepting user-controlled, untrusted regexes. All versions of the regex crate before or equal to 1.5.4 are affected by this issue. The fix is include starting from regex 1.5.5. All users accepting user-controlled regexes are recommended to upgrade immediately to the latest version of the regex crate. Unfortunately there is no fixed set of problematic regexes, as there are practically infinite regexes that could be crafted to exploit this vulnerability.
Because of this, it us not recommend to deny known problematic regexes. (CVE-2022-24713)

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

Solution

Upgrade the thunderbird packages.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 1

See Also

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

https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2022/dla-2978

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-1097

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-1196

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-1197

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-24713

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-28281

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-28282

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-28285

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-28286

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-28289

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 159636

File Name: debian_DLA-2978.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/11/2022

Updated: 5/30/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-24713

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/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-kk, 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-ms, 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-af, 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-cak, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-cs, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-cy, 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-ca, 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-ka, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-kab, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-kk, 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-lv, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird-l10n-ms, 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-th, 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-uz, 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: 4/11/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/8/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-1097, CVE-2022-1196, CVE-2022-1197, CVE-2022-24713, CVE-2022-28281, CVE-2022-28282, CVE-2022-28285, CVE-2022-28286, CVE-2022-28289

IAVA: 2022-A-0134-S