DSA 2437-1: icedove security update
Posted on: 03/22/2012 10:28 AM

Updated icedove packages has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2437-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 21, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : icedove
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2012-0455 CVE-2012-0456 CVE-2012-0458 CVE-2012-0461

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Icedove, an unbranded
version of the Thunderbird mail/news client.


Soroush Dalili discovered that a cross-site scripting countermeasure
related to Javascript URLs could be bypassed.


Atte Kettunen discovered an out of bounds read in the SVG Filters,
resulting in memory disclosure.


Mariusz Mlynski discovered that privileges could be escalated through
a Javascript URL as the home page.


Bob Clary discovered memory corruption bugs, which may lead to the
execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version icedove 3.0.11-1+squeeze8.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem 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: http://www.debian.org/security/

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