Check Point Advisories

Mozilla Thunderbird Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-11708)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-2545
Date Published: 19 Jun 2022
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Sunday 19 June, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-11708
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Mozilla Firefox ESR prior to 60.7.2
Mozilla Firefox prior to 67.0.4
Mozilla Thunderbird prior to 60.7.2
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Mozilla Thunderbird. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Mozilla Thunderbird Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-11708) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Mozilla Thunderbird Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-11708)

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