Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mozilla-thunderbird (MDKSA-2006:078)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 21284
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA number of vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Mozilla Thunderbird email client that could allow a remote attacker to craft malicious web emails that could take advantage of these issues to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges, spoof content, and steal local files, or other information. As well, some of these vulnerabilities can be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the program.
As well, two crasher bugs have been fixed as well.
The updated packages have been patched to fix these problems.
SolutionUpdate the affected mozilla-thunderbird, mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail and / or mozilla-thunderbird-enigmime packages.