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Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200610-01 / thunderbird
Release Date October 04, 2006
Latest Revision October 04, 2006: 01
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird < >= All supported architectures
mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-bin < >= All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #147653


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

2.  Impact Information


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


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


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.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Mozilla Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

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

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

Code Listing 3.2: Resolution

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

4.  References


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