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:
- mozilla-thunderbird - 22.214.171.124-0ubuntu0.6.10
- mozilla-thunderbird - 126.96.36.199-0ubuntu0.6.06
- mozilla-thunderbird - 188.8.131.52-0ubuntu0.5.10
After a standard system upgrade you need to restart Thunderbird to
effect the necessary changes.