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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
Several flaws were found in the processing of some malformed HTML mail
content. An HTML mail message containing such malicious content could
cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as
the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2008-1233, CVE-2008-1235,
Several flaws were found in the display of malformed web content. An
HTML mail message containing specially crafted content could,
potentially, trick a user into surrendering sensitive information.
(CVE-2008-1234, CVE-2008-1238, CVE-2008-1241)
See also :
Update the affected thunderbird package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60380 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1233CVE-2008-1234CVE-2008-1235CVE-2008-1236CVE-2008-1237CVE-2008-1238CVE-2008-1241
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