Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

This update upgrades Thunderbird to version 45.5.1.

Security Fix(es) :

- A flaw was 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-2016-9079)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected thunderbird and / or thunderbird-debuginfo

Risk factor :


Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95870 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9079

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