Updated thunderbird packages that fix several security bugs are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.
Several flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processed certain malformed
could cause Thunderbird to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code as
Thunderbird; these issues are not exploitable unless the user has enabled
Users of Thunderbird are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages,
which contain backported patches that correct these issues.