Security update for MozillaThunderbird

SUSE Security Update: Security update for MozillaThunderbird
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3247-1
Rating: important
References: #1066489 #1084603 #1098998 #1107343 #1107772 #1109363 #1109379
Cross-References:CVE-2017-16541 CVE-2018-12359 CVE-2018-12360 CVE-2018-12361 CVE-2018-12362 CVE-2018-12363 CVE-2018-12364 CVE-2018-12365 CVE-2018-12366 CVE-2018-12367 CVE-2018-12371 CVE-2018-12376 CVE-2018-12377 CVE-2018-12378 CVE-2018-12383 CVE-2018-12385 CVE-2018-5156 CVE-2018-5187 CVE-2018-5188
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15

An update that fixes 19 vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for MozillaThunderbird to version 60.2.1 fixes the following issues:
Update to Thunderbird 60.2.1:

  • Calendar: Default values for the first day of the week and working days are now derived from the selected datetime formatting locale
  • Calendar: Switch to a Photon-style icon set for all platforms
  • Fix multiple requests for master password when Google Mail or Calendar OAuth2 is enabled
  • Fix scrollbar of the address entry auto-complete popup
  • Fix security info dialog in compose window not showing certificate status
  • Fix links in the Add-on Manager's search results and theme browsing tabs that opened in external browser
  • Fix localization not showing the localized name for the "Drafts" and "Sent" folders for certain IMAP providers
  • Fix replying to a message with an empty subject which inserted Re: twice
  • Fix spellcheck marks disappeaing erroneously for words with an apostrophe
  • Calendar: First day of the week can now be set
  • Calendar: Several fixes related to cutting/deleting of events and email schedulin

These security issues were fixed:
  • CVE-2018-12359: Prevent buffer overflow using computed size of canvas element (bsc#1098998).
  • CVE-2018-12360: Prevent use-after-free when using focus() (bsc#1098998).
  • CVE-2018-12361: Prevent integer overflow in SwizzleData (bsc#1098998).
  • CVE-2018-12362: Prevent integer overflow in SSSE3 scaler (bsc#1098998).
  • CVE-2018-5156: Prevent media recorder segmentation fault when track type is changed during capture (bsc#1098998).
  • CVE-2018-12363: Prevent use-after-free when appending DOM nodes (bsc#1098998).
  • CVE-2018-12364: Prevent CSRF attacks through 307 redirects and NPAPI plugins (bsc#1098998).
  • CVE-2018-12365: Prevent compromised IPC child process listing local filenames (bsc#1098998).
  • CVE-2018-12371: Prevent integer overflow in Skia library during edge builder allocation (bsc#1098998).
  • CVE-2018-12366: Prevent invalid data handling during QCMS transformations (bsc#1098998).
  • CVE-2018-12367: Timing attack mitigation of PerformanceNavigationTiming (bsc#1098998).
  • CVE-2018-5187: Various memory safety bugs (bsc#1098998).
  • CVE-2018-5188: Various memory safety bugs (bsc#1098998).
  • CVE-2018-12377: Prevent use-after-free in refresh driver timers (bsc#1107343)
  • CVE-2018-12378: Prevent use-after-free in IndexedDB (bsc#1107343)
  • CVE-2017-16541: Prevent proxy bypass using automount and autofs (bsc#1066489)
  • CVE-2018-12376: Fixed various memory safety bugs (bsc#1107343)
  • CVE-2018-12385: Fixed crash in TransportSecurityInfo due to cached data (bsc#1109363)
  • CVE-2018-12383: Fixed that setting a master password did not delete unencrypted previously stored passwords (bsc#1107343)

These can not, in general, be exploited through email, but are potential risks in browser or browser-like contexts.
These non-security issues were fixed:
  • Storing of remote content settings fixed (bsc#1084603)
  • Improved message handling and composing
  • Improved handling of message templates
  • Support for OAuth2 and FIDO U2F
  • Various Calendar improvements
  • Various fixes and changes to e-mail workflow
  • Various IMAP fixes
  • Native desktop notifications
  • Fix date display issues (bsc#1109379)
  • Fix start-up crash due to folder name with special characters (bsc#1107772)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-WE-15-2018-2333=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 (x86_64):
    • MozillaThunderbird-60.2.1-3.13.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-debuginfo-60.2.1-3.13.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-debugsource-60.2.1-3.13.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-translations-common-60.2.1-3.13.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-translations-other-60.2.1-3.13.1