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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
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 critical 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
code could cause Thunderbird to crash or potentially execute arbitrary
code as the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2007-2867, CVE-2007-2868)
Several denial of service flaws were found in the way Thunderbird
handled certain form and cookie data. A malicious website that is able
to set arbitrary form and cookie data could prevent Thunderbird from
functioning properly. (CVE-2007-1362, CVE-2007-2869)
A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird processed certain APOP
authentication requests. By sending certain responses when Thunderbird
attempted to authenticate against an APOP server, a remote attacker
could potentially acquire certain portions of a user's authentication
A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird displayed certain web content.
A malicious web page could generate content which could overlay user
interface elements such as the hostname and security indicators,
tricking users into thinking they are visiting a different site.
Users of Thunderbird are advised to apply this update, which contains
Thunderbird version 184.108.40.206 that corrects these issues.
See also :
Update the affected thunderbird package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25366 ()
Bugtraq ID: 2325724242
CVE ID: CVE-2007-1362CVE-2007-1558CVE-2007-2867CVE-2007-2868CVE-2007-2869CVE-2007-2871
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