openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (MozillaThunderbird-236)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update brings Mozilla Thunderbird to version 2.0.0.17.

It contains the following security fixes: MFSA 2008-46 /
CVE-2008-4070: Heap overflow when canceling a newsgroup message

MFSA 2008-44 / CVE-2008-4067 / CVE-2008-4068: resource: traversal
vulnerabilities

MFSA 2008-43: BOM characters stripped from JavaScript before execution
CVE-2008-4065: Stripped BOM characters bug CVE-2008-4066: HTML escaped
low surrogates bug

MFSA 2008-42 Crashes with evidence of memory corruption
(rv:1.9.0.2/1.8.1.17): CVE-2008-4061: Jesse Ruderman reported a crash
in the layout engine. CVE-2008-4062: Igor Bukanov, Philip Taylor,
Georgi Guninski, and Antoine Labour reported crashes in the JavaScript
engine. CVE-2008-4063: Jesse Ruderman, Bob Clary, and Martijn Wargers
reported crashes in the layout engine which only affected Firefox 3.
CVE-2008-4064: David Maciejak and Drew Yao reported crashes in
graphics rendering which only affected Firefox 3.

MFSA 2008-41 Privilege escalation via XPCnativeWrapper pollution
CVE-2008-4058: XPCnativeWrapper pollution bugs CVE-2008-4059:
XPCnativeWrapper pollution (Firefox 2) CVE-2008-4060: Documents
without script handling objects

MFSA 2008-38 / CVE-2008-3835: nsXMLDocument::OnChannelRedirect()
same-origin violation

MFSA 2008-37 / CVE-2008-0016: UTF-8 URL stack buffer overflow

For more details:
http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/thunderbird20.ht
ml

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?280be806
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=429179

Solution :

Update the affected MozillaThunderbird packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

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