Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : mozilla-thunderbird vulnerabilities (USN-503-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 28107
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Jesper Johansson discovered that spaces and double-quotes were not correctly handled when launching external programs. In rare configurations, after tricking a user into opening a malicious email, an attacker could execute helpers with arbitrary arguments with the user's privileges. (CVE-2007-3670, CVE-2007-3845).
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.