Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 200610-01

The Mozilla Foundation has reported multiple security vulnerabilities related to Mozilla Thunderbird.

Affected Packages

mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.5.0.7
Unaffected versions >= 1.5.0.7
mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-bin on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.5.0.7
Unaffected versions >= 1.5.0.7

Background

The Mozilla Thunderbird mail client is a redesign of the Mozilla Mail component.

Description

A number of vulnerabilities have been found and fixed in Mozilla Thunderbird. For details please consult the references below.

Impact

The most severe vulnerabilities might lead to the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the application. Other vulnerabilities include program crashes and the acceptance of forged certificates.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Mozilla Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-1.5.0.7"

All Mozilla Thunderbird binary users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-bin-1.5.0.7"

References

Release Date
October 04, 2006

Latest Revision
October 04, 2006: 01

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

Bugzilla entries