Debian: DSA-2187-1: icedove security update

    Date09 Mar 2011
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Icedove, an unbranded version of the Thunderbird mail/news client. CVE-2010-1585
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2187-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    March 09, 2011                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : icedove
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2010-1585 CVE-2011-0051 CVE-2011-0053 CVE-2011-0054 CVE-2011-0055 CVE-2011-0056 CVE-2011-0057 CVE-2011-0059
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Icedove, an unbranded
    version of the Thunderbird mail/news client.
    
    CVE-2010-1585
    
       Roberto Suggi Liverani discovered that the sanitising performed by
       ParanoidFragmentSink was incomplete.
    
    CVE-2011-0053
    
       Crashes in the layout engine may lead to the execution of arbitrary
       code.
    
    CVE-2011-0051
    
       Zach Hoffmann discovered that incorrect parsing of recursive eval()
       calls could lead to attackers forcing acceptance of a confirmation
       dialogue.
    
    CVE-2011-0054, CVE-2010-0056
    
       Christian Holler discovered buffer overflows in the Javascript engine,
       which could allow the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    CVE-2011-0055
    
       "regenrecht" and Igor Bukanov discovered a use-after-free error in the
       JSON-Implementation, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    CVE-2011-0057
    
       Daniel Kozlowski discovered that incorrect memory handling the web workers
       implementation could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    CVE-2011-0059
    
       Peleus Uhley discovered a cross-site request forgery risk in the plugin
       code.
    
    
    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+squeeze1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.0.11-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your icedove packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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