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USN-943-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities

6 July 2010

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Martin Barbella discovered an integer overflow in an XSLT node sorting
routine. An attacker could exploit this to overflow a buffer and cause a
denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the user invoking the program. (CVE-2010-1199)

An integer overflow was discovered in Thunderbird. If a user were tricked
into viewing malicious content, an attacker could overflow a buffer and
cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2010-1196)

Several flaws were discovered in the browser engine of Thunderbird. If a
user were tricked into viewing a malicious site, a remote attacker could
cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2010-1200, CVE-2010-1201,
CVE-2010-1202, CVE-2010-1203)

If was discovered that Thunderbird could be made to access freed memory. If
a user were tricked into viewing a malicious site, a remote attacker could
cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2010-1121)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 10.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-930-4: abrowser, firefox-3.0, firefox-3.5, xulrunner-1.9.2
  • USN-930-1: abrowser, firefox, firefox-3.0, xulrunner-1.9.2