Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : mozilla-thunderbird vulnerabilities (USN-503-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Various flaws were discovered in the layout and JavaScript engines. By
tricking a user into opening a malicious email, an attacker could
execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges. Please note that
JavaScript is disabled by default for emails, and it is not
recommended to enable it. (CVE-2007-3734, CVE-2007-3735,

Jesper Johansson discovered that spaces and double-quotes were not
correctly handled when launching external programs. In rare
configurations, after tricking a user into opening a malicious email,
an attacker could execute helpers with arbitrary arguments with the
user's privileges. (CVE-2007-3670, CVE-2007-3845).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28107 ()

Bugtraq ID: 24837

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3670

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