Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
USN-1620-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. This update provides the
corresponding updates for Thunderbird. Please note that Thunderbird is
only affected by window.location issues through RSS feeds and
extensions that load web content.
Mariusz Mlynski and others discovered several flaws in Firefox that
allowed a remote attacker to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS)
attacks. (CVE-2012-4194, CVE-2012-4195)
Antoine Delignat-Lavaud discovered a flaw in the way Firefox
handled the Location object. If a user were tricked into
opening a specially crafted page, a remote attacker could
exploit this to bypass security protections and perform
cross-origin reading of the Location object. (CVE-2012-4196).
Update the affected thunderbird package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 62756 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-4194CVE-2012-4195CVE-2012-4196
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