GLSA-200507-17 : Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19222
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200507-17 (Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities)
The following vulnerabilities were found and fixed in Mozilla Thunderbird:
'moz_bug_r_a4' and 'shutdown' discovered that Thunderbird was improperly cloning base objects (MFSA 2005-56).
'shutdown' discovered a possibly exploitable crash in InstallVersion.compareTo (MFSA 2005-50).
Andreas Sandblad from Secunia reported that a child frame can call top.focus() even if the framing page comes from a different origin and has overridden the focus() routine (MFSA 2005-52).
Finally, Vladimir V.
A remote attacker could craft malicious email messages that would leverage these issues to inject and execute arbitrary script code with elevated privileges or help in stealing information.
There are no known workarounds for all the issues at this time.
SolutionAll Mozilla Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-1.0.5' All Mozilla Thunderbird binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-bin-1.0.5'