Ubuntu 4241-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4241-1
January 16, 2020

thunderbird vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 19.10
- Ubuntu 18.04 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,
conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, or execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2019-17005, CVE-2019-17008, CVE-2019-17010, CVE-2019-17011,
CVE-2019-17012, CVE-2019-17016, CVE-2019-17017, CVE-2019-17022,
CVE-2019-17024, CVE-2019-17026)

It was discovered that NSS incorrectly handled certain memory operations.
A remote attacker could potentially exploit this to cause a denial of
service, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-11745)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 19.10:
  thunderbird                     1:68.4.1+build1-0ubuntu0.19.10.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  thunderbird                     1:68.4.1+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

After a standard system update you need to restart Thunderbird to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/4241-1
  CVE-2019-11745, CVE-2019-17005, CVE-2019-17008, CVE-2019-17010,
  CVE-2019-17011, CVE-2019-17012, CVE-2019-17016, CVE-2019-17017,
  CVE-2019-17022, CVE-2019-17024, CVE-2019-17026

Package Information:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:68.4.1+build1-0ubuntu0.19.10.1

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:68.4.1+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 4241-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities

January 16, 2020

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 19.10 - Ubuntu 18.04 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, conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-17005, CVE-2019-17008, CVE-2019-17010, CVE-2019-17011, CVE-2019-17012, CVE-2019-17016, CVE-2019-17017, CVE-2019-17022, CVE-2019-17024, CVE-2019-17026) It was discovered that NSS incorrectly handled certain memory operations. A remote attacker could potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-11745)

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 19.10: thunderbird 1:68.4.1+build1-0ubuntu0.19.10.1 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: thunderbird 1:68.4.1+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 After a standard system update you need to restart Thunderbird to make all the necessary changes.

References

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4241-1

CVE-2019-11745, CVE-2019-17005, CVE-2019-17008, CVE-2019-17010,

CVE-2019-17011, CVE-2019-17012, CVE-2019-17016, CVE-2019-17017,

CVE-2019-17022, CVE-2019-17024, CVE-2019-17026

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4241-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:68.4.1+build1-0ubuntu0.19.10.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:68.4.1+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

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