Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS : thunderbird vulnerabilities (USN-2360-2)
High Nessus Plugin ID 77852
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionUSN-2360-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. This update provides the corresponding updates for Thunderbird.
Antoine Delignat-Lavaud and others discovered that NSS incorrectly handled parsing ASN.1 values. An attacker could use this issue to forge RSA certificates.
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SolutionUpdate the affected thunderbird package.