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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202006-19

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202006-19
Posted Jun 16, 2020
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202006-19 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Mozilla Thunderbird, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code. Versions less than 68.9.0 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2020-12398, CVE-2020-12405, CVE-2020-12406, CVE-2020-12410
MD5 | d05be0024a72f99c3925c805a5d8c724

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202006-19

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Severity: Normal
Title: Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: June 15, 2020
Bugs: #727118
ID: 202006-19

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Mozilla Thunderbird, the
worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.

Background
==========

Mozilla Thunderbird is a popular open-source email client from the
Mozilla project.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 mail-client/thunderbird < 68.9.0 >= 68.9.0
2 mail-client/thunderbird-bin
< 68.9.0 >= 68.9.0
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2 affected packages

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Thunderbird.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Mozilla Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-client/thunderbird-68.9.0"

All Mozilla Thunderbird binary users should upgrade to the latest
version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=mail-client/thunderbird-bin-68.9.0"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2020-12398
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-12398
[ 2 ] CVE-2020-12405
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-12405
[ 3 ] CVE-2020-12406
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-12406
[ 4 ] CVE-2020-12410
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-12410
[ 5 ] MFSA-2020-22
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-22/

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202006-19

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2020 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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