Security update for MozillaThunderbird

SUSE Security Update: Security update for MozillaThunderbird
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:1027-1
Rating: important
References: #1168630 #1168874
Cross-References:CVE-2020-6819 CVE-2020-6820 CVE-2020-6821 CVE-2020-6822 CVE-2020-6825
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15-SP1

An update that fixes 5 vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for MozillaThunderbird to version 68.7.0 fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2020-6819: Use-after-free while running the nsDocShell destructor (boo#1168630)
  • CVE-2020-6820: Use-after-free when handling a ReadableStream (boo#1168630)
  • CVE-2020-6821: Uninitialized memory could be read when using the WebGL copyTexSubImage() (boo#1168874)
  • CVE-2020-6822: Out of bounds write in GMPDecodeData when processing large images (boo#1168874)
  • CVE-2020-6825: Memory safety bugs fixed (boo#1168874)

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-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-WE-15-SP1-2020-1027=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15-SP1 (x86_64):
    • MozillaThunderbird-68.7.0-3.77.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-debuginfo-68.7.0-3.77.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-debugsource-68.7.0-3.77.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-translations-common-68.7.0-3.77.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-translations-other-68.7.0-3.77.1