Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : thunderbird vulnerabilities (USN-1050-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Jesse Ruderman, Igor Bukanov, Olli Pettay, Gary Kwong, Jeff Walden,
Henry Sivonen, Martijn Wargers, David Baron and Marcia Knous
discovered several memory issues in the browser engine. An attacker
could exploit these to crash the browser or possibly run arbitrary
code as the user invoking the program. (CVE-2011-0053, CVE-2011-0062)

Roberto Suggi Liverani discovered a possible issue with unsafe
JavaScript execution in chrome documents. A malicious extension could
exploit this to execute arbitrary code with chrome privlieges.

Jordi Chancel discovered a buffer overlow in the JPEG decoding engine.
An attacker could exploit this to crash the browser or possibly run
arbitrary code as the user invoking the program. (CVE-2011-0061).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 52527 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46368

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1585

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