Ubuntu 2360-2: Thunderbird vulnerabilities

    Date24 Sep 2014
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Fraudulent security certificates could allow sensitive information to be exposed when accessing the Internet.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2360-2
    September 24, 2014
    
    thunderbird vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Fraudulent security certificates could allow sensitive information to
    be exposed when accessing the Internet.
    
    Software Description:
    - thunderbird: Mozilla Open Source mail and newsgroup client
    
    Details:
    
    USN-2360-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. This update provides the
    corresponding updates for Thunderbird.
    
    Original advisory details:
    
     Antoine Delignat-Lavaud and others discovered that NSS incorrectly handled
     parsing ASN.1 values. An attacker could use this issue to forge RSA
     certificates.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      thunderbird                     1:31.1.2+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      thunderbird                     1:31.1.2+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
    
    After a standard system update you need to restart Thunderbird to make
    all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2360-2
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2360-1
      CVE-2014-1568
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:31.1.2+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:31.1.2+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
    
    
    
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