Debian: DSA-2797-1: icedove security update

    Date13 Nov 2013
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple security issues have been found in Icedove, Debian's version of the Mozilla Thunderbird mail and news client. Multiple memory safety errors, and other implementation errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2797-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    November 13, 2013                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : icedove
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-5590 CVE-2013-5595 CVE-2013-5597 CVE-2013-5599 
                     CVE-2013-5600 CVE-2013-5601 CVE-2013-5602 CVE-2013-5604
    
    Multiple security issues have been found in Icedove, Debian's version of
    the Mozilla Thunderbird mail and news client.  Multiple memory safety 
    errors, and other implementation errors may lead to the execution of 
    arbitrary code.
    
    The Icedove version in the oldstable distribution (squeeze) is no longer
    supported with full security updates. However, it should be noted that
    almost all security issues in Icedove stem from the included browser engine.
    These security problems only affect Icedove if scripting and HTML mails
    are enabled. If there are security issues specific to Icedove (e.g. a 
    hypothetical buffer overflow in the IMAP implementation) we'll make an 
    effort to backport such fixes to oldstable.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
    version 17.0.10-1~deb7u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 17.0.10-1.
    
    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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