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CentOS Update for thunderbird CESA-2012:0516 centos6

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'thunderbird' package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client. A flaw was found in Sanitiser for OpenType (OTS), used by Thunderbird to help prevent potential exploits in malformed OpenType fonts. Malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, under certain conditions, possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2011-3062) Malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2012-0467, CVE-2012-0468, CVE-2012-0469) Content containing a malicious Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) image file could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2012-0470) A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird used its embedded Cairo library to render certain fonts. Malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, under certain conditions, possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2012-0472) A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird rendered certain images using WebGL. Malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, under certain conditions, possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2012-0478) A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled certain multibyte character sets. Malicious content could cause Thunderbird to run JavaScript code with the permissions of different content. (CVE-2012-0471) A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird rendered certain graphics using WebGL. Malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash. (CVE-2012-0473) A flaw in the built-in feed reader in Thunderbird allowed the Website field to display the address of different content than the content the user was visiting. An attacker could use this flaw to conceal a malicious URL, possibly tricking a user into believing they are viewing a trusted site, or allowing scripts to be loaded from the attacker's site, possibly leading to cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2012-0474) A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird decoded the ISO-2022-KR and ISO-2022-CN character sets. Malicious content could cause Thunderbird to run JavaScript code with the permissions of different content. (CVE-2012-0477) A flaw was found in the way the built-in feed reader in Thunderbird handled RSS and Atom feeds. Invalid RSS or Atom content loaded over HTTPS caused Thunderbird to display the address o ... Description truncated, please see the referenced URL(s) for more information.

Affected Software

Affected Software

thunderbird on CentOS 6

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.