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The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.
From Red Hat Security Advisory 2007:1083 :
Updated thunderbird packages that fix several security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.
A cross-site scripting flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled
the jar: URI scheme. It may be possible for a malicious HTML mail
message to leverage this flaw, and conduct a cross-site scripting
attack against a user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2007-5947)
Several flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processed certain
malformed HTML mail content. A HTML mail message containing malicious
content could cause Thunderbird to crash, or potentially execute
arbitrary code as the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2007-5959)
A race condition existed when Thunderbird set the 'window.location'
property when displaying HTML mail content. This flaw could allow a
HTML mail message to set an arbitrary Referer header, which may lead
to a Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF) attack against websites that
rely only on the Referer header for protection. (CVE-2007-5960)
All users of thunderbird are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues.
See also :
Update the affected thunderbird package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 67616 ()
Bugtraq ID: 263852658926593
CVE ID: CVE-2007-5947CVE-2007-5959CVE-2007-5960
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