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[GLSA-200610-01] 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-200610-01
(Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities)


A number of vulnerabilities have been found and fixed in Mozilla
Thunderbird. For details please consult the references below.

Impact

The most severe vulnerabilities might lead to the execution of
arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the application.
Other vulnerabilities include program crashes and the acceptance of
forged certificates.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4253
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4340
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4565
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4566
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4567
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4570
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4571


Solution:
All Mozilla Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-1.5.0.7"
All Mozilla Thunderbird binary users should upgrade to the latest
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-bin-1.5.0.7"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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