|| ||Troy Dawson <email@example.com> |
|| ||"firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com> |
|| ||Security ERRATA Critical: thunderbird on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64 |
|| ||Wed, 17 Aug 2011 11:24:46 -0500|
|| ||Article, Thread
Synopsis: Critical: thunderbird security update
Issue Date: 2011-08-16
CVE Numbers: CVE-2011-2982
Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.
Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed HTML content.
Malicious HTML content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially,
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
Malicious content could cause Thunderbird to access already freed
memory, causing Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2011-2983)
Note: This update disables support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
images in Thunderbird on Scientific Linux 5.
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.
- Scientific Linux Development Team
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