RHEL 9 : thunderbird (RHSA-2024:1941)

high Nessus Plugin ID 193691


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


The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 9 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2024:1941 advisory.

- Mozilla: Permission prompt input delay could expire when not in focus (CVE-2024-2609)

- Mozilla: Denial of Service using HTTP/2 CONTINUATION frames (CVE-2024-3302)

- Mozilla: GetBoundName in the JIT returned the wrong object (CVE-2024-3852)

- Mozilla: Out-of-bounds-read after mis-optimized switch statement (CVE-2024-3854)

- Mozilla: Incorrect JITting of arguments led to use-after-free during garbage collection (CVE-2024-3857)

- Mozilla: Integer-overflow led to out-of-bounds-read in the OpenType sanitizer (CVE-2024-3859)

- Mozilla: Potential use-after-free due to AlignedBuffer self-move (CVE-2024-3861)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bug fixed in Firefox 125, Firefox ESR 115.10, and Thunderbird 115.10 (CVE-2024-3864)

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


Update the RHEL thunderbird package based on the guidance in RHSA-2024:1941.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 193691

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2024-1941.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/22/2024

Updated: 4/24/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-3864


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:9.2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird

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: 4/22/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/16/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-2609, CVE-2024-3302, CVE-2024-3852, CVE-2024-3854, CVE-2024-3857, CVE-2024-3859, CVE-2024-3861, CVE-2024-3864

CWE: 120, 125, 356, 400, 416, 843

RHSA: 2024:1941