Ubuntu 3868-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities

    Date24 Jan 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
    3829
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Several security issues were fixed in Thunderbird.
    ==========================================================================
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3868-1
    January 24, 2019
    
    thunderbird vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 18.10
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in Thunderbird.
    
    Software Description:
    - thunderbird: Mozilla Open Source mail and newsgroup client
    
    Details:
    
    Multiple security issues were discovered in Thunderbird. If a user were
    tricked in to opening a specially crafted website in a browsing context,
    an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service,
    bypass same-origin restrictions, or execute arbitrary code.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 18.10:
      thunderbird                     1:60.4.0+build2-0ubuntu0.18.10.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      thunderbird                     1:60.4.0+build2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      thunderbird                     1:60.4.0+build2-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      thunderbird                     1:60.4.0+build2-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
    
    After a standard system update you need to restart Thunderbird to make
    all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3868-1
      CVE-2018-12389, CVE-2018-12390, CVE-2018-12392, CVE-2018-12393,
      CVE-2018-12405, CVE-2018-17466, CVE-2018-18492, CVE-2018-18493,
      CVE-2018-18494, CVE-2018-18498
    
    Package Information:
     
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:60.4.0+build2-0ubuntu0.18.10.1
     
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:60.4.0+build2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
     
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:60.4.0+build2-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
     
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:60.4.0+build2-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
    
    
    
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