Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 80546
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionTwo flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2014-8634, CVE-2014-8639)
It was found that the Beacon interface implementation in Thunderbird did not follow the Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) specification.
A web page containing malicious content could allow a remote attacker to conduct a Cross-Site Request Forgery (XSRF) attack. (CVE-2014-8638)
After installing the update, Thunderbird must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected thunderbird and / or thunderbird-debuginfo packages.