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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Check for the version of the thunderbird packages
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
An updated thunderbird package that fixes various bugs is now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.
Several bugs were found in the way Thunderbird processes malformed
different open HTML mail message, possibly stealing sensitive information
support is disabled by default in Thunderbird. (CVE-2006-1731,
Several bugs were found in the way Thunderbird processes certain
page to steal sensitive information or install browser malware. Please
(CVE-2006-0292, CVE-2006-0296, CVE-2006-1727, CVE-2006-1728, CVE-2006-1733,
CVE-2006-1734, CVE-2006-1735, CVE-2006-1742)
Several bugs were found in the way Thunderbird processes malformed HTML
mail messages. A carefully crafted malicious HTML mail message could
cause the execution of arbitrary code as the user running Thunderbird.
(CVE-2006-0749, CVE-2006-1724, CVE-2006-1730, CVE-2006-1737, CVE-2006-1738,
A bug was found in the way Thunderbird processes certain inline content
in HTML mail messages. It may be possible for a remote attacker to send a
carefully crafted mail message to the victim, which will fetch remote
content, even if Thunderbird is configured not to fetch remote content.
Users of Thunderbird are advised to upgrade to this updated package
containing Thunderbird version 1.0.8, which is not vulnerable to these
Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0330.html
Network Security Threat Level: High
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security
|Intel Xeon E3-1240 v2 SR0P5 3.4GHz Quad Core LGA 1155 CPU Processor
|Intel Xeon E3-1270 v2 3.5GHZ Quad-Core LGA1155 SR0P6 CPU Processor
|XEON QUAD-CORE 3.0GHz SERVER PROCESSOR E3-1220V6 SR329 T7-B2
|AMD Athlon II X4 651K CPU AD651KWNZ43GX 3GHz Quad Core Socket FM1 Processor
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