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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A
web page containing malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash
or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2015-0813, CVE-2015-0815,
A flaw was found in the way documents were loaded via resource URLs.
An attacker could use this flaw to bypass certain restrictions and
under certain conditions even execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2015-0816)
A flaw was found in the Beacon interface implementation in
Thunderbird. A web page containing malicious content could allow a
remote attacker to conduct a Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attack.
Note: All of the above issues cannot be exploited by a specially
mail messages. They could be exploited another way in Thunderbird, for
example, when viewing the full remote content of an RSS feed.
After installing the update, Thunderbird must be restarted for the
changes to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected thunderbird and / or thunderbird-debuginfo
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 82522 ()
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