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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:1083

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:1083.

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

A cross-site scripting flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled the
jar: URI scheme. It may be possible for a malicious HTML mail message to
leverage this flaw, and conduct a cross-site scripting attack against a
user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2007-5947)

Several flaws were found in the way Thunderbird processed certain malformed
HTML mail content. A HTML mail message containing malicious content could
cause Thunderbird to crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code as the
user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2007-5959)

A race condition existed when Thunderbird set the window.location
property when displaying HTML mail content. This flaw could allow a HTML
mail message to set an arbitrary Referer header, which may lead to a
Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF) attack against websites that rely only on
the Referer header for protection. (CVE-2007-5960)

All users of thunderbird are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain backported patches to resolve these issues.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5947
BugTraq ID: 26385
Bugtraq: 20080212 FLEA-2008-0001-1 firefox (Google Search)
Bugtraq: 20080229 rPSA-2008-0093-1 thunderbird (Google Search)
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#715737
Debian Security Information: DSA-1424 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1425 (Google Search)
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBUX02153
HPdes Security Advisory: SSRT061181
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2007:066 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: firefox-jar-uri-xss(38356)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5959
BugTraq ID: 26593
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-multiple-memcorrupt-code-execution(38643)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5960
BugTraq ID: 26589
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-http-referer-spoofing(38644)
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