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RHSA-2009:1125: thunderbird security update

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RHSA-2009:1125: thunderbird security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/25/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/12/2009
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed HTML mail content.An HTML mail message containing malicious content could cause Thunderbirdto crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user runningThunderbird. (CVE-2009-1392, CVE-2009-1303, CVE-2009-1305, CVE-2009-1833,CVE-2009-1838)Several flaws were found in the way malformed HTML mail content wasprocessed. An HTML mail message containing malicious content could executearbitrary JavaScript in the context of the mail message, possiblypresenting misleading data to the user, or stealing sensitive informationsuch as login credentials. (CVE-2009-1306, CVE-2009-1307, CVE-2009-1309)Note: JavaScript support is disabled by default in Thunderbird. None of theabove issues are exploitable unless JavaScript is enabled.All Thunderbird users should upgrade to this updated package, whichresolves these issues. All running instances of Thunderbird must berestarted for the update to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-thunderbird

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