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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: thunderbird security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2021:0160-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:0160
Issue date:        2021-01-18
CVE Names:         CVE-2020-16044 
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1. Summary:

An update for thunderbird is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1
Extended Update Support.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream EUS (v. 8.1) - ppc64le, x86_64

3. Description:

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

This update upgrades Thunderbird to version 78.6.1.

Security Fix(es):

* Mozilla: Use-after-free write when handling a malicious COOKIE-ECHO SCTP
chunk (CVE-2020-16044)

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.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

All running instances of Thunderbird must be restarted for the update to
take effect.

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1913503 - CVE-2020-16044 Mozilla: Use-after-free write when handling a malicious COOKIE-ECHO SCTP chunk

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream EUS (v. 8.1):

Source:
thunderbird-78.6.1-1.el8_1.src.rpm

ppc64le:
thunderbird-78.6.1-1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-78.6.1-1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
thunderbird-debugsource-78.6.1-1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm

x86_64:
thunderbird-78.6.1-1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-78.6.1-1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
thunderbird-debugsource-78.6.1-1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-16044
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2021 Red Hat, Inc.
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