USN-3073-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities
22 September 2016
Thunderbird could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a malicious message.
- thunderbird - Mozilla Open Source mail and newsgroup client
Christian Holler, Carsten Book, Gary Kwong, Jesse Ruderman, Andrew
McCreight, and Phil Ringnalda discovered multiple memory safety issues in
Thunderbird. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted
message, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of
service via application crash, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-2836)
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.
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