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Fedora Core 5 2006-1194: thunderbird

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the thunderbird package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-1194 (thunderbird).

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

Update Information:

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

Several flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processes
certain malformed Javascript code. A malicious HTML mail
message could cause the execution of Javascript code in such
a way that could cause Thunderbird to crash or execute
arbitrary code as the user running Thunderbird.
(CVE-2006-5463, CVE-2006-5747, CVE-2006-5748)

Several flaws were found in the way Thunderbird renders HTML
mail messages. A malicious HTML mail message could cause the
mail client to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code as
the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2006-5464)

Users of Thunderbird are advised to upgrade to this update,
which contains Thunderbird version 1.5.0.8 that corrects
these issues.



Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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