Fedora Core 3 : thunderbird-1.0.6-1.1.fc3 (2005-604)
High Nessus Plugin ID 19261
SynopsisThe remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.
DescriptionMozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.
A bug was found in the way Thunderbird handled anonymous functions during regular expression string replacement. It is possible for a malicious HTML mail to capture a random block of client memory. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned this bug the name CVE-2005-0989.
A bug was found in the way Thunderbird handled child frames. It is possible for a malicious framed HTML mail to steal sensitive information from its parent frame. (CVE-2005-2266)
A bug was found in the way Thunderbird cloned base objects. It is possible for HTML content to navigate up the prototype chain to gain access to privileged chrome objects. (CVE-2005-2270)
Users of Thunderbird are advised to upgrade to this updated package that contains Thunderbird version 1.0.6 and is not vulnerable to these issues.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected thunderbird and / or thunderbird-debuginfo packages.