Ubuntu 1611-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities

    Date12 Oct 2012
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in Thunderbird.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1611-1
    October 12, 2012
    
    thunderbird vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 11.10
    - Ubuntu 11.04
    - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in Thunderbird.
    
    Software Description:
    - thunderbird: Mozilla Open Source mail and newsgroup client
    
    Details:
    
    Henrik Skupin, Jesse Ruderman, Christian Holler, Soroush Dalili and others
    discovered several memory corruption flaws in Thunderbird. If a user were
    tricked into opening a malicious website and had JavaScript enabled, an
    attacker could exploit these to execute arbitrary JavaScript code within
    the context of another website or arbitrary code as the user invoking the
    program. (CVE-2012-3982, CVE-2012-3983, CVE-2012-3988, CVE-2012-3989,
    CVE-2012-4191)
    
    David Bloom and Jordi Chancel discovered that Thunderbird did not always
    properly handle the 
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