USN-382-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities
21 November 2006
USN-352-1 fixed a flaw in the verification of PKCS certificate
signatures. Ulrich Kuehn discovered a variant of the original attack
which the original fix did not cover. (CVE-2006-5462)
Various flaws have been reported that allow an attacker to execute
arbitrary code with user privileges by tricking the user into opening a
disabled by default for emails, and it is not recommended to enable it.
(CVE-2006-5463, CVE-2006-5464, CVE-2006-5747, CVE-2006-5748)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system upgrade you need to restart Thunderbird to
effect the necessary changes.
- USN-381-1: libnspr-dev, libnss-dev, firefox-dev, libnspr4, firefox, libnss3