Debian: DSA-3576-1: icedove security update

    Date13 May 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple security issues have been found in Icedove, Debian's version of the Mozilla Thunderbird mail client: Multiple memory safety errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3576-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    May 13, 2016                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : icedove
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-1979 CVE-2016-2805 CVE-2016-2807
    
    Multiple security issues have been found in Icedove, Debian's version of
    the Mozilla Thunderbird mail client: Multiple memory safety errors may
    lead to the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 38.8.0-1~deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems will be fixed soon.
    
    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: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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