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MFSA2005-10 Thunderbird: javascript: links in Thunderbird launch Internet Explorer

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MFSA2005-10 Thunderbird: javascript: links in Thunderbird launch Internet Explorer

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/21/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/21/2013
Modified
11/21/2013

Description

Clicking on javascript: links in Thunderbird launched the default handler for that scheme registered with the OS. On the Windows operating system Internet Explorer is the default handler for the javascript: scheme even when Firefox is the default browser.The risk associated with this depends on vulnerabilities in the installed version of Internet Explorer.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-thunderbird-upgrade-0_9

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