Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 61145
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionMozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.
A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled frame objects with certain names. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a plug-in to grant its content access to another site or the local file system, violating the same-origin policy. (CVE-2011-2999)
All Thunderbird users should upgrade to this updated package, which resolves these issues. All running instances of Thunderbird must be restarted for the update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected thunderbird and / or thunderbird-debuginfo packages.