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CESA-2005:094: thunderbird security update

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CESA-2005:094: thunderbird security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
02/15/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

An updated Thunderbird package that fixes a security issue is now available for CentOS Linux 4. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the CentOS Security Response Team.

Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client. A bug was found in the way Thunderbird handled cookies when loading content over HTTP regardless of the user's preference. It is possible that a particular user could be tracked through the use of malicious mail messages which load content over HTTP. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2005-0149 to this issue. Users of Thunderbird are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains Thunderbird version 1.0 and is not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-thunderbird

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