[USN-5435-1] Thunderbird vulnerabilities


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5435-1 May 23, 2022
thunderbird vulnerabilities ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 22.04 LTS – Ubuntu 21.10 – Ubuntu 20.04 LTS – Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Summary:
Several security issues were fixed in Thunderbird.
Software Description: – thunderbird: Mozilla Open Source mail and newsgroup client
Details:
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 permission prompts, obtain sensitive information, bypass security restrictions, cause user confusion, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-29909, CVE-2022-29911, CVE-2022-29912, CVE-2022-29913, CVE-2022-29914, CVE-2022-29916, CVE-2022-29917)
It was discovered that Thunderbird would show the wrong security status after viewing an attached message that is signed or encrypted. An attacker could potentially exploit this by tricking the user into trusting the authenticity of a message. (CVE-2022-1520)
It was discovered that the methods of an Array object could be corrupted as a result of prototype pollution by sending a message to the parent process. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted website in a browsing context, an attacker could exploit this to execute JavaScript in a privileged context. (CVE-2022-1529, CVE-2022-1802)
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS: thunderbird 1:91.9.1+build1-0ubuntu0.22.04.1
Ubuntu 21.10: thunderbird 1:91.9.1+build1-0ubuntu0.21.10.1
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: thunderbird 1:91.9.1+build1-0ubuntu0.20.04.1
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: thunderbird 1:91.9.1+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
After a standard system update you need to restart Thunderbird to make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5435-1 CVE-2022-1520, CVE-2022-1529, CVE-2022-1802, CVE-2022-19916, CVE-2022-29909, CVE-2022-29911, CVE-2022-29912, CVE-2022-29913, CVE-2022-29914, CVE-2022-29917
Package Information: launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:91.9.1+build1-0ubuntu0.22.04.1 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:91.9.1+build1-0ubuntu0.21.10.1 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:91.9.1+build1-0ubuntu0.20.04.1 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:91.9.1+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1