Red Hat Security Advisory 2024-4018-03

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: thunderbird security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2024:4018-03
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:
Issue date: 2024-06-20
Revision: 03
CVE Names: CVE-2024-5688


An update for thunderbird is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.8 Extended Update Support.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.


Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

This update upgrades Thunderbird to version 115.12.1.

Security Fix(es):

* thunderbird: Use-after-free in networking (CVE-2024-5702)

* thunderbird: Use-after-free in JavaScript object transplant (CVE-2024-5688)

* thunderbird: External protocol handlers leaked by timing attack (CVE-2024-5690)

* thunderbird: Sandboxed iframes were able to bypass sandbox restrictions to open a new window (CVE-2024-5691)

* thunderbird: Cross-Origin Image leak via Offscreen Canvas (CVE-2024-5693)

* thunderbird: Memory Corruption in Text Fragments (CVE-2024-5696)

* thunderbird: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 127, Firefox ESR 115.12, and Thunderbird 115.12 (CVE-2024-5700)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.





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