CentOS 7 : thunderbird (CESA-2022:8555)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 168313


The remote CentOS Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote CentOS Linux 7 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2022:8555 advisory.

- Mozilla: Service Workers might have learned size of cross-origin media files (CVE-2022-45403)

- Mozilla: Fullscreen notification bypass (CVE-2022-45404)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free in InputStream implementation (CVE-2022-45405)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free of a JavaScript Realm (CVE-2022-45406)

- Mozilla: Fullscreen notification bypass via windowName (CVE-2022-45408)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free in Garbage Collection (CVE-2022-45409)

- Mozilla: ServiceWorker-intercepted requests bypassed SameSite cookie policy (CVE-2022-45410)

- Mozilla: Cross-Site Tracing was possible via non-standard override headers (CVE-2022-45411)

- Mozilla: Symlinks may resolve to partially uninitialized buffers (CVE-2022-45412)

- Mozilla: Keystroke Side-Channel Leakage (CVE-2022-45416)

- Mozilla: Custom mouse cursor could have been drawn over browser UI (CVE-2022-45418)

- Mozilla: Iframe contents could be rendered outside the iframe (CVE-2022-45420)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 107 and Firefox ESR 102.5 (CVE-2022-45421)

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


Update the affected thunderbird package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 168313

File Name: centos_RHSA-2022-8555.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/1/2022

Updated: 1/5/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-45421


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-45406

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:thunderbird, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/30/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/15/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-45403, CVE-2022-45404, CVE-2022-45405, CVE-2022-45406, CVE-2022-45408, CVE-2022-45409, CVE-2022-45410, CVE-2022-45411, CVE-2022-45412, CVE-2022-45416, CVE-2022-45418, CVE-2022-45420, CVE-2022-45421

CWE: 1021, 120, 1275, 200, 416, 79, 829

IAVA: 2022-A-0492-S

RHSA: 2022:8555