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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-2015-2724, CVE-2015-2725,
CVE-2015-2731, CVE-2015-2734, CVE-2015-2735, CVE-2015-2736,
CVE-2015-2737, CVE-2015-2738, CVE-2015-2739, CVE-2015-2740)
It was found that Thunderbird skipped key-pinning checks when handling
an error that could be overridden by the user (for example an expired
certificate error). This flaw allowed a user to override a pinned
certificate, which is an action the user should not be able to
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 :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 84895 ()
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