Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL5.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

This update upgrades Thunderbird to version 38.8.0.

Security Fix(es) :

- Two 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-2016-2805, CVE-2016-2807)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c1344545

Solution :

Update the affected thunderbird and / or thunderbird-debuginfo
packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91216 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2805
CVE-2016-2807

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