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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed HTML content.
Malicious HTML content could cause Thunderbird to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
running Thunderbird. (CVE-2010-1585, CVE-2011-0053, CVE-2011-0062)
A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled malformed JPEG images.
An HTML mail message containing a malicious JPEG image could cause
Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2011-0061)
All running instances of Thunderbird must be restarted for the update
to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected thunderbird package.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60976 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2010-1585CVE-2011-0053CVE-2011-0061CVE-2011-0062
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