Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mozilla-thunderbird (MDVSA-2009:217-3)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A number of security vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla
Thunderbird :

Security issues in thunderbird could lead to a man-in-the-middle
attack via a spoofed X.509 certificate (CVE-2009-2408).

A vulnerability was found in xmltok_impl.c (expat) that with specially
crafted XML could be exploited and lead to a denial of service attack.
Related to CVE-2009-2625 (CVE-2009-3720).

This update provides the latest version of Thunderbird which are not
vulnerable to these issues.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40701 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-217.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35888

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2408

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