Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4802-1 thunderbird -- security update

Date Reported:
03 Dec 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-26970.
More information:

Chiaki Ishikawa discovered a stack overflow in SMTP server status handling which could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1:78.5.1-1~deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your thunderbird packages.

For the detailed security status of thunderbird please refer to its security tracker page at: