Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL4.x, SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

This erratum blacklists a small number of HTTPS certificates.
(BZ#689430)

This update also fixes the following bug :

- Previous security updates introduced a regression,
preventing some Java content and plug-ins written in
Java from loading. With this update, the Java content
and plug-ins work as expected. (BZ#683076)

All running instances of Thunderbird must be restarted for the update
to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?bc61b3f5
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=683076
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=689430

Solution :

Update the affected thunderbird package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60995 ()

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