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|| ||Security ERRATA Critical: thunderbird on SL6.x i386/x86_64 |
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Synopsis: Critical: thunderbird security update
Issue Date: 2011-11-08
CVE Numbers: CVE-2011-3647
Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.
A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled certain add-ons. Malicious,
remote content could cause an add-on to elevate its privileges, which could
lead to arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user running
A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled
certain multibyte character sets. Malicious, remote content could cause
remote content. (CVE-2011-3648)
Malicious, remote content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially,
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird.
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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