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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
Updated thunderbird packages that fix a security issue are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.
HTML mail message containing such malicious content could cause
Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the
user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2008-1380)
All Thunderbird users should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to resolve 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 : false
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 32112 ()
Bugtraq ID: 28818
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1380
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