Recommended update for MozillaThunderbird (important)

ID OPENSUSE-SU-2019:2452-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2019-11-09T17:19:14


An update that fixes 9 vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for MozillaThunderbird to version 68.2.1 provides the following fixes:

  • Security issues fixed (bsc#1154738):
    • CVE-2019-15903: Fixed a heap overflow in the expat library (bsc#1149429).
    • CVE-2019-11757: Fixed a use-after-free when creating index updates in IndexedDB (bsc#1154738).
    • CVE-2019-11758: Fixed a potentially exploitable crash due to 360 Total Security (bsc#1154738).
    • CVE-2019-11759: Fixed a stack buffer overflow in HKDF output (bsc#1154738).
    • CVE-2019-11760: Fixed a stack buffer overflow in WebRTC networking (bsc#1154738).
    • CVE-2019-11761: Fixed an unintended access to a privileged JSONView object (bsc#1154738).
    • CVE-2019-11762: Fixed a same-origin-property violation (bsc#1154738).
    • CVE-2019-11763: Fixed an XSS bypass (bsc#1154738).
    • CVE-2019-11764: Fixed several memory safety bugs (bsc#1154738).

Other fixes (bsc#1153879): * Some attachments couldn't be opened in messages originating from MS Outlook 2016. * Address book import from CSV. * Performance problem in message body search. * Ctrl+Enter to send a message would open an attachment if the attachment pane had focus. * Calendar: Issues with "Today Pane" start-up. * Calendar: Glitches with custom repeat and reminder number input. * Calendar: Problems with WCAP provider. * A language for the user interface can now be chosen in the advanced settings * Fixed an issue with Google authentication (OAuth2) * Fixed an issue where selected or unread messages were not shown in the correct color in the thread pane under some circumstances * Fixed an issue where when using a language pack, names of standard folders were not localized (bsc#1149126) * Fixed an issue where the address book default startup directory in preferences panel not persisted * Fixed various visual glitches * Fixed issues with the chat * Fixed building with rust >= 1.38. * Fixrd LTO build without PGO. * Removed kde.js since disabling instantApply breaks extensions and is now obsolete with the move to HTML views for preferences. (bsc#1151186) * Updated (bsc#1152778) * Deactivated the crashreporter for the last remaining arch.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • openSUSE Leap 15.1:

    zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2019-2452=1