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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.70074
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2011:1165
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2011:1165.

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed HTML content.
Malicious HTML content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially,
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
Thunderbird. (CVE-2011-2982)

A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled malformed JavaScript.
Malicious content could cause Thunderbird to access already freed memory,
causing Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with
the privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2011-2983)

Note: This update disables support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
images in Thunderbird on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

All Thunderbird users should upgrade to this updated package, which
resolves these issues. All running instances of Thunderbird must be
restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution:
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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1165.html

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:
10.0

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2982
Debian Security Information: DSA-2295 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2295
Debian Security Information: DSA-2296 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2296
Debian Security Information: DSA-2297 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2297
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:127
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14294
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1164.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1165.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1166.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1167.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025940
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:037 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-08/msg00023.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2011:0967 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-08/msg00027.html
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2983
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14272
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