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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-2016-1952, CVE-2016-1954,
CVE-2016-1957, CVE-2016-1960, CVE-2016-1961, CVE-2016-1974,
Multiple security flaws were found in the graphite2 font library
shipped with Thunderbird. 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-2016-1977, CVE-2016-2790, CVE-2016-2791, CVE-2016-2792,
CVE-2016-2793, CVE-2016-2794, CVE-2016-2795, CVE-2016-2796,
CVE-2016-2797, CVE-2016-2798, CVE-2016-2799, CVE-2016-2800,
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 : 9.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 89988 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2016-1952
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