GLSA-200605-09 : Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200605-09
(Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Several vulnerabilities were found and fixed in Mozilla
Thunderbird.

Impact :

A remote attacker could craft malicious emails that would leverage
these issues to inject and execute arbitrary script code with elevated
privileges, steal local files or other information from emails, and
spoof content. Some of these vulnerabilities might even be exploited to
execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running Thunderbird.

Workaround :

There are no known workarounds for all the issues at this time.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?92848d5a
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200605-09.xml

Solution :

All Mozilla Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-1.0.8'
All Mozilla Thunderbird binary users should upgrade to the
latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-bin-1.0.8'
Note: There is no stable fixed version for the ALPHA
architecture yet. Users of Mozilla Thunderbird on ALPHA should consider
unmerging it until such a version is available.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)