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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 certain add-ons.
Malicious, remote content could cause an add-on to elevate its
privileges, which could lead to arbitrary code execution with the
privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2011-3647)
A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the way Thunderbird
handled certain multibyte character sets. Malicious, remote content
different remote content. (CVE-2011-3648)
scripts. Malicious, remote content could cause Thunderbird to crash
or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2011-3650)
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 :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 61174 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-3647CVE-2011-3648CVE-2011-3650
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