RHEL 9 : thunderbird (RHSA-2024:1493)

high Nessus Plugin ID 192555

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 9 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2024:1493 advisory.

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

This update upgrades Thunderbird to version 115.9.0.

Security Fix(es):

* nss: timing attack against RSA decryption (CVE-2023-5388)

* Mozilla: Crash in NSS TLS method (CVE-2024-0743)

* Mozilla: Leaking of encrypted email subjects to other conversations (CVE-2024-1936)

* Mozilla: JIT code failed to save return registers on Armv7-A (CVE-2024-2607)

* Mozilla: Integer overflow could have led to out of bounds write (CVE-2024-2608)

* Mozilla: Improper handling of html and body tags enabled CSP nonce leakage (CVE-2024-2610)

* Mozilla: Clickjacking vulnerability could have led to a user accidentally granting permissions (CVE-2024-2611)

* Mozilla: Self referencing object could have potentially led to a use-after-free (CVE-2024-2612)

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 124, Firefox ESR 115.9, and Thunderbird 115.9 (CVE-2024-2614)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux security advisory.

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 RHEL thunderbird package based on the guidance in RHSA-2024:1493.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0a48bb58

https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2243644

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2260012

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2268171

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2270660

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2270661

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2270663

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2270664

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2270665

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2270666

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:1493

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 192555

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2024-1493.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/25/2024

Updated: 6/3/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-0743

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:9

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: 3/25/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/19/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-5388, CVE-2024-0743, CVE-2024-1936, CVE-2024-2607, CVE-2024-2608, CVE-2024-2610, CVE-2024-2611, CVE-2024-2612, CVE-2024-2614

CWE: 120, 1262, 208, 252, 311, 416, 449, 79

IAVA: 2024-A-0053-S, 2024-A-0133-S, 2024-A-0174-S

RHSA: 2024:1493