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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2022-3266): Thunderbird vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2022-3266): Thunderbird vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/30/2022
Created
10/03/2022
Added
10/01/2022
Modified
11/12/2022

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-5724-1:

Multiple security issues were discovered in Thunderbird. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted website in a browsing context, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, bypass Content Security Policy (CSP) or other security restrictions, or execute arbitrary code. These issues only affect Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. (CVE-2022-3266,CVE-2022-40956, CVE-2022-40957,CVE-2022-40958,CVE-2022-40959,CVE-2022-40960, CVE-2022-40962)

Multiple security issues were discovered in the Matrix SDK bundled with Thunderbird. An attacker could potentially exploit these in order to impersonate another user. These issues only affect Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. (CVE-2022-39236,CVE-2022-39249, CVE-2022-39250,CVE-2022-39251)

Multiple security issues were discovered in Thunderbird. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted website in a browsing context, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, obtain sensitive information, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-42927, CVE-2022-42928,CVE-2022-42929,CVE-2022-42932)

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-firefox
  • ubuntu-upgrade-thunderbird

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