Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : thunderbird vulnerabilities (USN-1050-1)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 52527
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionJesse Ruderman, Igor Bukanov, Olli Pettay, Gary Kwong, Jeff Walden, Henry Sivonen, Martijn Wargers, David Baron and Marcia Knous discovered several memory issues in the browser engine. An attacker could exploit these to crash the browser or possibly run arbitrary code as the user invoking the program. (CVE-2011-0053, CVE-2011-0062)
Jordi Chancel discovered a buffer overlow in the JPEG decoding engine.
An attacker could exploit this to crash the browser or possibly run arbitrary code as the user invoking the program. (CVE-2011-0061).
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.