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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.870618
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for thunderbird RHSA-2011:1439-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'thunderbird'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'thunderbird'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled certain add-ons. Malicious,
remote content could cause an add-on to elevate its privileges, which could
lead to arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user running
Thunderbird. (CVE-2011-3647)

A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled
certain multibyte character sets. Malicious, remote content could cause
Thunderbird to run JavaScript code with the permissions of different
remote content. (CVE-2011-3648)

A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled large JavaScript scripts.
Malicious, remote content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially,
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird.
(CVE-2011-3650)

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.

Affected Software/OS:
thunderbird on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
9.3

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-3647
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A13550
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1439.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2011:1256 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-11/msg00020.html
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-3648
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14212
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-3650
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A13870
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