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Red Hat: 2010:0154-02: thunderbird: Moderate Advisory Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
RedHat Linux An updated thunderbird package that fixes several security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate [More...]
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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: thunderbird security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2010:0154-02
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0154.html
Issue date:        2010-03-17
CVE Names:         CVE-2009-0689 CVE-2009-1571 CVE-2009-2462 
                   CVE-2009-2463 CVE-2009-2466 CVE-2009-2470 
                   CVE-2009-3072 CVE-2009-3075 CVE-2009-3076 
                   CVE-2009-3077 CVE-2009-3274 CVE-2009-3376 
                   CVE-2009-3380 CVE-2009-3979 CVE-2010-0159 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

An updated thunderbird package that fixes several security issues is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate
security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores,
which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability
from the CVE links in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Description:

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed HTML mail content.
An HTML mail message containing malicious content could cause Thunderbird
to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2009-2462, CVE-2009-2463, CVE-2009-2466,
CVE-2009-3072, CVE-2009-3075, CVE-2009-3380, CVE-2009-3979, CVE-2010-0159)

A use-after-free flaw was found in Thunderbird. An attacker could use this
flaw to crash Thunderbird or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2009-3077)

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the Thunderbird string to
floating point conversion routines. An HTML mail message containing
malicious JavaScript could crash Thunderbird or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird.
(CVE-2009-0689)

A use-after-free flaw was found in Thunderbird. Under low memory
conditions, viewing an HTML mail message containing malicious content could
result in Thunderbird executing arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2009-1571)

A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird created temporary file names for
downloaded files. If a local attacker knows the name of a file Thunderbird
is going to download, they can replace the contents of that file with
arbitrary contents. (CVE-2009-3274)

A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird displayed a right-to-left override
character when downloading a file. In these cases, the name displayed in
the title bar differed from the name displayed in the dialog body. An
attacker could use this flaw to trick a user into downloading a file that
has a file name or extension that is different from what the user expected.
(CVE-2009-3376)

A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird processed SOCKS5 proxy replies. A
malicious SOCKS5 server could send a specially-crafted reply that would
cause Thunderbird to crash. (CVE-2009-2470)

Descriptions in the dialogs when adding and removing PKCS #11 modules were
not informative. An attacker able to trick a user into installing a
malicious PKCS #11 module could use this flaw to install their own
Certificate Authority certificates on a user's machine, making it possible
to trick the user into believing they are viewing trusted content or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
Thunderbird. (CVE-2009-3076)

All Thunderbird users should upgrade to this updated package, which
resolves these issues. All running instances of Thunderbird must be
restarted for the update to take effect.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

512128 - CVE-2009-2462 Mozilla Browser engine crashes
512131 - CVE-2009-2463 Mozilla Base64 decoding crash
512136 - CVE-2009-2466 Mozilla JavaScript engine crashes
512145 - CVE-2009-2470 Mozilla data corruption with SOCKS5 reply
521688 - CVE-2009-3072 Firefox 3.5.3 3.0.14 browser engine crashes
521691 - CVE-2009-3075 Firefox 3.5.2 3.0.14 JavaScript engine crashes
521692 - CVE-2009-3076 Firefox 3.0.14 Insufficient warning for PKCS11 module installation and removal
521693 - CVE-2009-3077 Firefox 3.5.3 3.0.14 TreeColumns dangling pointer vulnerability
524815 - CVE-2009-3274 Firefox: Predictable /tmp pathname use
530162 - CVE-2009-0689 (rejected CVE-2009-1563) Firefox heap buffer overflow in string to number conversion
530168 - CVE-2009-3376 Firefox download filename spoofing with RTL override
530567 - CVE-2009-3380 Firefox crashes with evidence of memory corruption
546694 - CVE-2009-3979 Mozilla crash with evidence of memory corruption
566047 - CVE-2010-0159 Mozilla crashes with evidence of memory corruption (MFSA 2010-01)
566050 - CVE-2009-1571 Mozilla incorrectly frees used memory (MFSA 2010-03)

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4AS/en/os/SRPMS/thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.src.rpm

i386:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.i386.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-1.5.0.12-25.el4.i386.rpm

ia64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.ia64.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-1.5.0.12-25.el4.ia64.rpm

ppc:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.ppc.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-1.5.0.12-25.el4.ppc.rpm

s390:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.s390.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-1.5.0.12-25.el4.s390.rpm

s390x:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.s390x.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-1.5.0.12-25.el4.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.x86_64.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-1.5.0.12-25.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4Desktop/en/os/SRPMS/thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.src.rpm

i386:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.i386.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-1.5.0.12-25.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.x86_64.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-1.5.0.12-25.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4ES/en/os/SRPMS/thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.src.rpm

i386:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.i386.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-1.5.0.12-25.el4.i386.rpm

ia64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.ia64.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-1.5.0.12-25.el4.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.x86_64.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-1.5.0.12-25.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4WS/en/os/SRPMS/thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.src.rpm

i386:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.i386.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-1.5.0.12-25.el4.i386.rpm

ia64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.ia64.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-1.5.0.12-25.el4.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
thunderbird-1.5.0.12-25.el4.x86_64.rpm
thunderbird-debuginfo-1.5.0.12-25.el4.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and 
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-0689.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1571.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-2462.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-2463.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-2466.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-2470.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3072.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3075.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3076.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3077.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3274.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3376.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3380.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3979.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-0159.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2010 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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