Gentoo update for Mozilla Thunderbird



Published: 2020-07-27
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 5
CVE-ID CVE-2020-12417
CVE-2020-12418
CVE-2020-12419
CVE-2020-12420
CVE-2020-12421
CWE-ID CWE-20
CWE-125
CWE-416
CWE-295
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 5 vulnerabilities.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU29452

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12417

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cache poisoning attack.

The vulnerability exists due to an error when processing the %2F character in a manifest URL, which results in Firefox's AppCache behavior to become confused and allowe a manifest to be served from a subdirectory. This could cause the appcache to be used to service requests for the top level directory.


Mitigation

Update the affected packages.
mail-client/thunderbird to version: 68.10.0
mail-client/thunderbird-bin to version: 68.10.0

Vulnerable software versions

Gentoo Linux: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://security.gentoo.org/
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202007-09

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU29453

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12418

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition while processing individual parts of a URL object. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.
mail-client/thunderbird to version: 68.10.0
mail-client/thunderbird-bin to version: 68.10.0

Vulnerable software versions

Gentoo Linux: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://security.gentoo.org/
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202007-09

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

3) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU29455

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12419

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing callbacks that occurred during window flushing in the parent process in nsGlobalWindowInner. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger a use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.
mail-client/thunderbird to version: 68.10.0
mail-client/thunderbird-bin to version: 68.10.0

Vulnerable software versions

Gentoo Linux: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://security.gentoo.org/
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202007-09

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

4) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU29456

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12420

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when trying to connect to a STUN server. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger a race condition that causes the use-after-free of a pointer and execute arbitrary code on the system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.
mail-client/thunderbird to version: 68.10.0
mail-client/thunderbird-bin to version: 68.10.0

Vulnerable software versions

Gentoo Linux: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://security.gentoo.org/
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202007-09

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

5) Improper Certificate Validation

EUVDB-ID: #VU29457

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12421

CWE-ID: CWE-295 - Improper Certificate Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to disable installed Add-Ons.

The vulnerability exists due to Add-On updates do not respect the same certificate trust rules as software updates. When performing add-on updates, certificate chains terminating in non-built-in-roots were rejected (even if they were legitimately added by an administrator.) This could have caused add-ons to become out-of-date silently without notification to the user.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.
mail-client/thunderbird to version: 68.10.0
mail-client/thunderbird-bin to version: 68.10.0

Vulnerable software versions

Gentoo Linux: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://security.gentoo.org/
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202007-09

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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