Upstream information

CVE-2021-29949 at MITRE

Description

When loading the shared library that provides the OTR protocol implementation, Thunderbird will initially attempt to open it using a filename that isn't distributed by Thunderbird. If a computer has already been infected with a malicious library of the alternative filename, and the malicious library has been copied to a directory that is contained in the search path for executable libraries, then Thunderbird will load the incorrect library. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 78.9.1.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.8 4.2
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low High
Privileges Required None Low
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact High Low
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1185088 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP2 MozillaThunderbird Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 MozillaThunderbird Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 MozillaThunderbird Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP2 MozillaThunderbird Already fixed