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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.
A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled frame objects with
certain names. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a plug-in to
grant its content access to another site or the local file system,
violating the same-origin policy. (CVE-2011-2999)
An integer underflow flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled
memory, causing Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird.
All Thunderbird users should upgrade to this updated package, which
resolves these issues. All running instances of Thunderbird must be
restarted for the update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected thunderbird and / or thunderbird-debuginfo
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 61145 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-2998CVE-2011-2999
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