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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2022-38472): Thunderbird vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2022-38472): Thunderbird vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/24/2022
Created
08/29/2022
Added
08/25/2022
Modified
10/08/2022

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-5663-1:

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, spoof the mouse pointer position, obtain sensitive information, spoof the contents of the addressbar, bypass security restrictions, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-2505,CVE-2022-36318,CVE-2022-36319, CVE-2022-38472,CVE-2022-38473,CVE-2022-38476CVE-2022-38477, CVE-2022-38478)

Multiple security issues were discovered in Thunderbird. An attacker could potentially exploit these in order to determine when a user opens a specially crafted message. (CVE-2022-3032,CVE-2022-3034)

It was discovered that Thunderbird did not correctly handle HTML messages that contain a meta tag in some circumstances. If a user were tricked into replying to a specially crafted message, an attacker could potentially exploit this to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2022-3033)

A security issue was discovered with the Matrix SDK in Thunderbird. An attacker sharing a room with a user could potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2022-36059)

Solution(s)

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

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