USN-1620-2: Thunderbird vulnerabilities
30 October 2012
Several security issues were fixed in Thunderbird.
- thunderbird - Mozilla Open Source mail and newsgroup client
USN-1620-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. This update provides the
corresponding updates for Thunderbird. Please note that Thunderbird is only
affected by window.location issues through RSS feeds and extensions that
load web content.
Original advisory details:
Antoine Delignat-Lavaud discovered a flaw in the way Firefox handled the
Location object. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted
page, a remote attacker could exploit this to bypass security protections
and perform cross-origin reading of the Location object. (CVE-2012-4196)
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.
- USN-1620-1: firefox