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Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2297-1 (icedove)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update to icedove;announced via advisory DSA 2297-1.
The remote host is missing an update to icedove
announced via advisory DSA 2297-1.

Vulnerability Insight:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Icedove, an unbranded
version of the Thunderbird mail/news client.


regenrecht discovered that incorrect pointer handling in the SVG
processing code could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.


regenrecht discovered that incorrect memory management in DOM
processing could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.


moz_bug_r_a_4 discovered a Chrome privilege escalation
vulnerability in the event handler code.


Gary Kwong, Igor Bukanov, Nils and Bob Clary discovered memory
corruption bugs, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.


shutdown discovered an information leak in the handling of


moz_bug_r_a4 discovered a Chrome privilege escalation vulnerability.

As indicated in the Lenny (oldstable) release notes, security support for
the Icedove packages in the oldstable needed to be stopped before the end
of the regular Lenny security maintenance life cycle.
You are strongly encouraged to upgrade to stable or switch to a different
mail client.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.11-1+squeeze4.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.1.12-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your iceweasel packages.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-0084
Debian Security Information: DSA-2295 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-2296 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-2297 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:037 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2011:0967 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2378
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2981
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2982
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2983
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2984
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2011 E-Soft Inc.

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