Fedora Core 4 Update: thunderbird-1.0.6-1.1.fc4
Posted on: 07/21/2005 03:49 AM

A thunderbird update has been released for Fedora Core 4

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2005-606
2005-07-20
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Product : Fedora Core 4
Name : thunderbird
Version : 1.0.6
Release : 1.1.fc4
Summary : Mozilla Thunderbird mail/newsgroup client
Description :
Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

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Update Information:

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

A bug was found in the way Thunderbird handled anonymous functions during regular expression string replacement. It is possible for a malicious HTML mail to capture a random block of client memory. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned this bug the name CAN-2005-0989.

A bug was found in the way Thunderbird validated several XPInstall related JavaScript objects. A malicious HTML mail could pass other objects to the XPInstall objects, resulting in the JavaScript interpreter jumping to arbitrary locations in memory. (CAN-2005-1159)

A bug was found in the way the Thunderbird privileged UI code handled DOM nodes from the content window. An HTML message could install malicious JavaScript code or steal data when a user performs commonplace actions such as clicking a link or opening the context menu. (CAN-2005-1160)

A bug was found in the way Thunderbird executed JavaScript code. JavaScript executed from HTML mail should run with a restricted access level, preventing dangerous actions. It is possible that a malicious HTML mail could execute JavaScript code with elevated privileges, allowing access to protected data and functions. (CAN-2005-1532)

A bug was found in the way Thunderbird executed Javascript in XBL controls. It is possible for a malicious HTML mail to leverage this vulnerability to execute other JavaScript based attacks even when JavaScript is disabled.(CAN-2005-2261)

A bug was found in the way Thunderbird handled certain Javascript functions. It is possible for a malicious HTML mail to crash the client by executing malformed Javascript code. (CAN-2005-2265)

A bug was found in the way Thunderbird handled child frames. It is possible for a malicious framed HTML mail to steal sensitive information from its parent frame. (CAN-2005-2266)

A bug was found in the way Thunderbird handled DOM node names. It is possible for a malicious HTML mail to overwrite a DOM node name, allowing certain privileged chrome actions to execute the malicious JavaScript.(CAN-2005-2269)

A bug was found in the way Thunderbird cloned base objects. It is possible for HTML content to navigate up the prototype chain to gain access to privileged chrome objects. (CAN-2005-2270)

Users of Thunderbird are advised to upgrade to this updated package that contains Thunderbird version 1.0.6 and is not vulnerable to these issues.
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* Wed Jul 20 2005 Christopher Aillon lt;caillon@redhat.comgt; 1.0.6-1.1.fc4
- Update to 1.0.6

* Mon Jul 18 2005 Christopher Aillon lt;caillon@redhat.comgt; 1.0.6-0.1.fc4
- 1.0.6 Release Candidate


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This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/4/

51f614a0a887ffb58ce6bbf4f4eb7431 SRPMS/thunderbird-1.0.6-1.1.fc4.src.rpm
fc206b1fd0dccb15da66b2fe3b272175 ppc/thunderbird-1.0.6-1.1.fc4.ppc.rpm
0b94083b2f2415f84069e30c20742ec1 ppc/debug/thunderbird-debuginfo-1.0.6-1.1.fc4.ppc.rpm
38da7902f6e1bcfc45ef688e04a770e8 x86_64/thunderbird-1.0.6-1.1.fc4.x86_64.rpm
1a6bbee24e0559176e19ba1218d91e02 x86_64/debug/thunderbird-debuginfo-1.0.6-1.1.fc4.x86_64.rpm
f858562b2d77180acb6d40022fe1c3cd i386/thunderbird-1.0.6-1.1.fc4.i386.rpm
90cba454ded9c8d4e049262abdea64d2 i386/debug/thunderbird-debuginfo-1.0.6-1.1.fc4.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.


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