USN-2032-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities

21 November 2013

Several security issues were fixed in Thunderbird.

Releases

Packages

  • thunderbird - Mozilla Open Source mail and newsgroup client

Details

Multiple security issues were discovered in Thunderbird. If a user were
tricked into connecting to a malicious server, an attacker could possibly
exploit these to cause a denial of service via application crash,
potentially execute arbitrary code, or lead to information disclosure.
(CVE-2013-1741, CVE-2013-2566, CVE-2013-5605, CVE-2013-5607)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 13.10
Ubuntu 13.04
Ubuntu 12.10
Ubuntu 12.04

After a standard system update you need to restart Thunderbird to make
all the necessary changes.

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