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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2019-11708: Security patch for thunderbird (ALAS-2019-1250)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2019-11708: Security patch for thunderbird (ALAS-2019-1250)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/23/2019
Created
05/08/2020
Added
04/27/2020
Modified
05/01/2020

Description

Insufficient vetting of parameters passed with the Prompt:Open IPC message between child and parent processes can result in the non-sandboxed parent process opening web content chosen by a compromised child process. When combined with additional vulnerabilities this could result in executing arbitrary code on the user's computer. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 60.7.2, Firefox < 67.0.4, and Thunderbird < 60.7.2.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-thunderbird
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-thunderbird-debuginfo

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