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[GLSA-200606-21] Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-21
(Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities)


Several vulnerabilities were found and fixed in Mozilla Thunderbird.
For details, please consult the references below.

Impact

A remote attacker could craft malicious emails that would leverage
these issues to inject and execute arbitrary script code with elevated
rights, spoof content, and possibly execute arbitrary code with the
rights of the user running the application.

Workaround

There are no known workarounds for all the issues at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2775
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2776
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2778
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2779
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2780
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2781
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2783
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2786
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2787
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#Thunderbird


Solution:
All Mozilla Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-1.5.0.4"
All Mozilla Thunderbird binary users should upgrade to the latest
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-bin-1.5.0.4"
Note: There is no stable fixed version for the Alpha architecture yet.
Users of Mozilla Thunderbird on Alpha should consider unmerging it
until such a version is available.


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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