USN-1011-2: Thunderbird vulnerability
28 October 2010
Thunderbird could be made to run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted email message or news item.
- thunderbird - mail/news client with RSS and integrated spam filter support
USN-1011-1 fixed a vulnerability in Firefox. This update provides the
corresponding update for Thunderbird.
Original advisory details:
Morten Krakvik discovered a heap-based buffer overflow in Firefox. If a
user were tricked into navigating to a malicious site, an attacker could
cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user
invoking the program.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart Thunderbird to make all
the necessary changes.