GLSA-200606-21 : Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-21
(Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Several vulnerabilities were found and fixed in Mozilla Thunderbird.
For details, please consult the references below.

Impact :

A remote attacker could craft malicious emails that would leverage
these issues to inject and execute arbitrary script code with elevated
privileges, spoof content, and possibly execute arbitrary code with the
rights of the user running the application.

Workaround :

There are no known workarounds for all the issues at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Mozilla Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-'
All Mozilla Thunderbird binary users should upgrade to the latest
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-bin-'
Note: There is no stable fixed version for the Alpha architecture yet.
Users of Mozilla Thunderbird on Alpha should consider unmerging it
until such a version is available.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21734 (gentoo_GLSA-200606-21.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2775

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