Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : enigmail vulnerability (USN-427-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Mikhail Markin reported that enigmail incorrectly handled memory
allocations for certain large encrypted attachments. This caused
Thunderbird to crash and thus caused the entire message to be

Solution :

Update the affected mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28020 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5877