Security update for MozillaThunderbird

SUSE Security Update: Security update for MozillaThunderbird
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2021:1167-1
Rating: important
References: #1177542 #1183942 #1184536
Cross-References:CVE-2021-23981 CVE-2021-23982 CVE-2021-23984 CVE-2021-23987 CVE-2021-23991 CVE-2021-23992
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15-SP2

An update that fixes 6 vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for MozillaThunderbird fixes the following issues:

  • Mozilla Thunderbird was updated to version 78.9.1 (MFSA 2021-12,MFSA 2021-13, bsc#1183942, bsc#1184536) * CVE-2021-23981: Texture upload into an unbound backing buffer resulted in an out-of-bound read * CVE-2021-23982: Internal network hosts could have been probed by a malicious webpage * CVE-2021-23984: Malicious extensions could have spoofed popup information * CVE-2021-23987: Memory safety bugs * CVE-2021-23991: An attacker may use Thunderbird's OpenPGP key refresh mechanism to poison an existing key * CVE-2021-23993: Inability to send encrypted OpenPGP email after importing a crafted OpenPGP key
  • cleaned up and fixed mozilla.sh.in for wayland (bsc#1177542)

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-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-WE-15-SP3-2021-1167=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15-SP2:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-WE-15-SP2-2021-1167=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15-SP3 (x86_64):
    • MozillaThunderbird-78.9.1-8.20.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-debuginfo-78.9.1-8.20.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-debugsource-78.9.1-8.20.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-translations-common-78.9.1-8.20.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-translations-other-78.9.1-8.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15-SP2 (x86_64):
    • MozillaThunderbird-78.9.1-8.20.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-debuginfo-78.9.1-8.20.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-debugsource-78.9.1-8.20.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-translations-common-78.9.1-8.20.1
    • MozillaThunderbird-translations-other-78.9.1-8.20.1

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