Mozilla has released Thunderbird 68.8.0 today (May 5):
It fixes several security issues:
As of this moment, Enigmail has not released a new version since our last update.
Eventual advisory below.
Updated thunderbird packages fix security vulnerabilities:
A race condition when running shutdown code for Web Worker led to a
use-after-free vulnerability. This resulted in a potentially exploitable crash
A buffer overflow could occur when parsing and validating SCTP chunks in
WebRTC. This could have led to memory corruption and a potentially exploitable
The 'Copy as cURL' feature of Devtools' network tab did not properly escape
the HTTP POST data of a request, which can be controlled by the website. If a
user used the 'Copy as cURL' feature and pasted the command into a terminal,
it could have resulted in the disclosure of local files (CVE-2020-12392).
Mozilla developers and community members Alexandru Michis, Jason Kratzer,
philipp, Ted Campbell, Bas Schouten, André Bargull, and Karl Tomlinson
reported memory safety bugs present in Thunderbird ESR 68.7. Some of these
bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough
effort some of these could have been exploited to run arbitrary code
By encoding Unicode whitespace characters within the From email header, an
attacker can spoof the sender email address that Thunderbird displays
Updated packages in core/updates_testing:
I have installed in MGA7-x64 Vb, no issues, works fine, addons, bookmarks, all ok. I writing from this new version right now.
(In reply to Jose Manuel López from comment #2)
> I have installed in MGA7-x64 Vb, no issues, works fine, addons, bookmarks,
> all ok. I writing from this new version right now.
No you haven't, because it hasn't been built yet.
Build has been submitted by Nicolas, but it hasn't uploaded yet. It should be available in the next few hours.
MGA7-64 Plasma on Lenovo B50
No installation issues.
Updates an existing earlier installation, tested by sending and receiving plain e-mail and with attachamnent.
Send/receive/move/delete IMAP/SMTP OK.
I have installed in MGA7-X64, no issues, works fine with three accounts, calendar, addons, themes, receive and send emails.
Send/receive/move/delete IMAP/SMTP OK
ready for push when advisory updated to SVN
An update for this issue has been pushed to the Mageia Updates repository.
RedHat has issued an advisory for this today (May 11):