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[ GLSA 200610-01 ] Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities
From: Matthias Geerdsen <vorlon () gentoo org>
Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2006 21:14:34 +0200

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200610-01
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities
      Date: October 04, 2006
      Bugs: #147653
        ID: 200610-01

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Synopsis
========

The Mozilla Foundation has reported multiple security vulnerabilities
related to Mozilla Thunderbird.

Background
==========

The Mozilla Thunderbird mail client is a redesign of the Mozilla Mail
component.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package                  /  Vulnerable  /              Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  mozilla-thunderbird          < 1.5.0.7                 >= 1.5.0.7
  2  mozilla-thunderbird-bin      < 1.5.0.7                 >= 1.5.0.7
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     2 affected packages on all of their supported architectures.
    -------------------------------------------------------------------

Description
===========

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.

Resolution
==========

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"

References
==========

  [ 1 ] CVE-2006-4253
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4253
  [ 2 ] CVE-2006-4340
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4340
  [ 3 ] CVE-2006-4565
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4565
  [ 4 ] CVE-2006-4566
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4566
  [ 5 ] CVE-2006-4567
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4567
  [ 6 ] CVE-2006-4570
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4570
  [ 7 ] CVE-2006-4571
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4571

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200610-01.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security () gentoo org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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