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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-29949: Moderate: thunderbird security update (ALSA-2021-1193)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-29949: Moderate: thunderbird security update (ALSA-2021-1193)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/24/2021
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/04/2022

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.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-thunderbird

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