Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 86243
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSeveral flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2015-4500, CVE-2015-4509, CVE-2015-4517, CVE-2015-4521, CVE-2015-4522, CVE-2015-7174, CVE-2015-7175, CVE-2015-7176, CVE-2015-7177, CVE-2015-7180)
Two information leak flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Thunderbird to disclose sensitive information or, in certain cases, crash. (CVE-2015-4519, CVE-2015-4520)
After installing the update, Thunderbird must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected thunderbird and / or thunderbird-debuginfo packages.