|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2011:1243|
The remote host is missing updates announced in
Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.
It was found that a Certificate Authority (CA) issued a fraudulent HTTPS
certificate. This update renders any HTTPS certificates signed by that
CA as untrusted, except for a select few. The now untrusted certificates
that were issued before July 1, 2011 can be manually re-enabled and used
again at your own risk in Thunderbird
however, affected certificates
issued after this date cannot be re-enabled or used. (BZ#734316)
All Thunderbird users should upgrade to this updated package, which
resolves this issue. All running instances of Thunderbird must be
restarted for the update to take effect.
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 : High
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