Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 60380
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionSeveral flaws were found in the processing of some malformed HTML mail content. An HTML mail message containing such malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2008-1233, CVE-2008-1235, CVE-2008-1236, CVE-2008-1237)
Several flaws were found in the display of malformed web content. An HTML mail message containing specially crafted content could, potentially, trick a user into surrendering sensitive information.
(CVE-2008-1234, CVE-2008-1238, CVE-2008-1241)
SolutionUpdate the affected thunderbird package.