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RHSA-2011:1165: thunderbird security update

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RHSA-2011:1165: thunderbird security update

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/18/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/29/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed HTML content.Malicious HTML content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially,execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user runningThunderbird. (CVE-2011-2982)A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled malformed JavaScript.Malicious content could cause Thunderbird to access already freed memory,causing Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code withthe privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2011-2983)Note: This update disables support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)images in Thunderbird on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.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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