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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0209

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2008:0209.

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

Several flaws were found in the processing of some malformed HTML mail
content. An HTML mail message containing such malicious content could cause
Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user
running Thunderbird. (CVE-2008-1233, CVE-2008-1235, CVE-2008-1236,

Several flaws were found in the display of malformed web content. An HTML
mail message containing specially-crafted content could, potentially, trick
a user into surrendering sensitive information. (CVE-2008-1234,
CVE-2008-1238, CVE-2008-1241)

Note: JavaScript support is disabled by default in Thunderbird
the above
issues are not exploitable unless JavaScript is enabled.

All Thunderbird users should 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-2008-1233
BugTraq ID: 28448
Bugtraq: 20080327 rPSA-2008-0128-1 firefox (Google Search)
Cert/CC Advisory: TA08-087A
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#466521
Debian Security Information: DSA-1532 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1534 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1535 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1574 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2008:0208
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:019 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-settimeout-code-execution(41443)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-1234
XForce ISS Database: firefox-eventhandlers-xss(41455)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-1235
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-principal-code-execution(41457)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-1236
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-layoutengine-code-execution(41445)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-1237
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:011 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: firefox-javascript-engine-code-execution(41446)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-1238,20033
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-http-referrer-spoofing(41449)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-1241
XForce ISS Database: firefox-xul-popup-spoofing(41454)
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