Fedora 8 : thunderbird-2.0.0.18-1.fc8 (2008-9807)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update update upgrades thunderbird packages to upstream version
2.0.0.18, which fixes multiple security issues detailed in upstream
security advisories: http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-
vulnerabilities/thunderbird20.html#thunderbird2.0.0.17
http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-
vulnerabilities/thunderbird20.html#thunderbird2.0.0.18

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

See also :

http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463181
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463182
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463190
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463192
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463198
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463199
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463201
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463234
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463243
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463246
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463248
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=464041
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470864
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470873
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470881
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470883
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470884
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470894
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470895
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470902
http://www.nessus.org/u?0a009235

Solution :

Update the affected thunderbird package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

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