Security update for MozillaThunderbird

SUSE Security Update: Security update for MozillaThunderbird
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0853-1
Rating: important
References: #1125330 #1129821 #1130262
Cross-References: CVE-2018-18335 CVE-2018-18356 CVE-2018-18506 CVE-2018-18509 CVE-2019-5785 CVE-2019-9788 CVE-2019-9790 CVE-2019-9791 CVE-2019-9792 CVE-2019-9793 CVE-2019-9794 CVE-2019-9795 CVE-2019-9796 CVE-2019-9801 CVE-2019-9810 CVE-2019-9813
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15

An update that fixes 16 vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for MozillaThunderbird to version 60.5.1 fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  • Update to MozillaThunderbird 60.6.1 (bsc#1130262):

  • CVE-2019-9813: Fixed Ionmonkey type confusion with __proto__ mutations
  • CVE-2019-9810: Fixed IonMonkey MArraySlice incorrect alias information

  • Update to MozillaThunderbird 60.6 (bsc#1129821):

  • CVE-2018-18506: Fixed an issue with Proxy Auto-Configuration file
  • CVE-2019-9801: Fixed an issue which could allow Windows programs to be exposed to web content
  • CVE-2019-9788: Fixed multiple memory safety bugs
  • CVE-2019-9790: Fixed a Use-after-free vulnerability when removing in-use DOM elements
  • CVE-2019-9791: Fixed an incorrect Type inference for constructors entered through on-stack replacement with IonMonkey
  • CVE-2019-9792: Fixed an issue where IonMonkey leaks JS_OPTIMIZED_OUT magic value to script
  • CVE-2019-9793: Fixed multiple improper bounds checks when Spectre mitigations are disabled
  • CVE-2019-9794: Fixed an issue where command line arguments not discarded during execution
  • CVE-2019-9795: Fixed a Type-confusion vulnerability in IonMonkey JIT compiler
  • CVE-2019-9796: Fixed a Use-after-free vulnerability in SMIL animation controller

  • Update to MozillaThunderbird 60.5.1 (bsc#1125330):

  • CVE-2018-18356: Fixed a use-after-free vulnerability in the Skia library which can occur when creating a path, leading to a potentially exploitable crash.
  • CVE-2019-5785: Fixed an integer overflow vulnerability in the Skia library which can occur after specific transform operations, leading to a potentially exploitable crash.
  • CVE-2018-18335: Fixed a buffer overflow vulnerability in the Skia library which can occur with Canvas 2D acceleration on macOS. This issue was addressed by disabling Canvas 2D acceleration in Firefox ESR. Note: this does not affect other versions and platforms where Canvas 2D acceleration is already disabled by default.
  • CVE-2018-18509: Fixed a flaw which during verification of certain S/MIME signatures showing mistakenly that emails bring a valid sugnature. Release notes:

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-15-2019-853=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 (x86_64):
    • MozillaThunderbird-60.6.1-3.28.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-debuginfo-60.6.1-3.28.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-debugsource-60.6.1-3.28.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-translations-common-60.6.1-3.28.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-translations-other-60.6.1-3.28.1