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Ubuntu: enigmail vulnerability Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu Mikhail Markin reported that enigmail incorrectly handled memory allocations for certain large encrypted attachments. This caused Thunderbird to crash and thus caused the entire message to be inaccessible.
=========================================================== 
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-427-1          February 23, 2007
enigmail vulnerability
CVE-2006-5877
===========================================================

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 5.10
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Ubuntu 6.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 5.10:
  mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail             2:0.94-0ubuntu0.5.10.1

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
  mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail             2:0.94-0ubuntu4.3

Ubuntu 6.10:
  mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail             2:0.94-0ubuntu5.1

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

Details follow:

Mikhail Markin reported that enigmail incorrectly handled memory
allocations for certain large encrypted attachments. This caused
Thunderbird to crash and thus caused the entire message to be
inaccessible.


Updated packages for Ubuntu 5.10:

  Source archives:

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu0.5.10.1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5:    21321 b0eeb33cd3ad124d5dcd85fa973e2b24
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu0.5.10.1.dsc
      Size/MD5:      789 83be65baac3f221d53d2110b0a281db4
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/enigmail_0.94.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5:  3126659 7e34cbe51f5a1faca2e26fa0edfd6a06

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu0.5.10.1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:   335130 b90450e4de41369479cf795de5a101aa

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu0.5.10.1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:   323052 11bbca4c7075d5648bf8139b34fddb02

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu0.5.10.1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:   326360 1aac040e085e45a526f694f43857716b

  sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu0.5.10.1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5:   324980 65860eec2c6351b2003693a9853e819d

Updated packages for Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:

  Source archives:

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu4.3.diff.gz
      Size/MD5:    21266 08a7512c90738a1520b629a3c20f3c45
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu4.3.dsc
      Size/MD5:      779 50e740ba86d915bdc0d8d0de4b8a35c6
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/enigmail_0.94.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5:  3126659 7e34cbe51f5a1faca2e26fa0edfd6a06

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu4.3_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:   335344 a6935d372bc7250ef4a095b4bd17c33e

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu4.3_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:   322976 2f6d9053595aca961da315dc6f7a163c

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu4.3_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:   326424 13194f6448975780085fb460f3eddee1

  sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu4.3_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5:   324770 fc10ecc608681c7ba72a1d55d4197d66

Updated packages for Ubuntu 6.10:

  Source archives:

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu5.1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5:    21268 0bb2f26745f5ece5800d2598776187d4
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu5.1.dsc
      Size/MD5:      779 8d3b49530b67d0a92cb0209102a72f7d
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/enigmail_0.94.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5:  3126659 7e34cbe51f5a1faca2e26fa0edfd6a06

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu5.1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:   334880 7ac69a00d43457c1aa1e8b8d407c7a26

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu5.1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:   324072 c916c764c6d6214a4ccc35894036c2e6

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu5.1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:   326862 e9ba512db19a5ec0b7b3169df4c66e7a

  sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/enigmail/mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail_0.94-0ubuntu5.1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5:   326186 6c12fa685fa590fb4b50762663ea66eb

 
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