DSA 2187-1: icedove security update
Posted on: 03/10/2011 10:27 AM

An icedove security update is available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2187-1 security@debian.org
Debian -- Security Information Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 09, 2011 Debian -- Debian security FAQ
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Package : icedove
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2010-1585 CVE-2011-0051 CVE-2011-0053 CVE-2011-0054 CVE-2011-0055 CVE-2011-0056 CVE-2011-0057 CVE-2011-0059

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


Roberto Suggi Liverani discovered that the sanitising performed by
ParanoidFragmentSink was incomplete.


Crashes in the layout engine may lead to the execution of arbitrary


Zach Hoffmann discovered that incorrect parsing of recursive eval()
calls could lead to attackers forcing acceptance of a confirmation

CVE-2011-0054, CVE-2010-0056

Christian Holler discovered buffer overflows in the Javascript engine,
which could allow the execution of arbitrary code.


"regenrecht" and Igor Bukanov discovered a use-after-free error in the
JSON-Implementation, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.


Daniel Kozlowski discovered that incorrect memory handling the web workers
implementation could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.


Peleus Uhley discovered a cross-site request forgery risk in the plugin

As indicated in the Lenny (oldstable) release notes, security support for
the Icedove packages in the oldstable needed to be stopped before the end
of the regular Lenny security maintenance life cycle.
You are strongly encouraged to upgrade to stable or switch to a different
mail client.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.11-1+squeeze1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.11-2.

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: Debian -- Security Information

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