Fedora 8 Update: thunderbird-2.0.0.18-1.fc8
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora This update update upgrades thunderbird packages to upstream version 2.0.0.18, which fixes multiple security issues detailed in upstream security advisories:
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-9807
2008-11-21 09:13:23
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Name        : thunderbird
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 2.0.0.18
Release     : 1.fc8
URL         : http://www.mozilla.org/projects/thunderbird/
Summary     : Mozilla Thunderbird mail/newsgroup client
Description :
Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

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Update Information:

This update update upgrades thunderbird packages to upstream version 2.0.0.18,
which fixes multiple security issues detailed in upstream security advisories:
http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-
vulnerabilities/thunderbird20.html#thunderbird2.0.0.17
http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-
vulnerabilities/thunderbird20.html#thunderbird2.0.0.18
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Nov 19 2008 Christopher Aillon  2.0.0.18-1
- Update to 2.0.0.18
* Thu Oct  9 2008 Christopher Aillon  2.0.0.17-1
- Update to 2.0.0.17
* Wed Jul 23 2008 Christopher Aillon  2.0.0.16-1
- Update to 2.0.0.16
* Thu May  1 2008 Christopher Aillon  2.0.0.14-1
- Update to 2.0.0.14
* Fri Mar  7 2008 Martin Stransky 
- updated starting script, fixes #436410
* Tue Feb 26 2008 Christopher Aillon  2.0.0.12-1
- Update to 2.0.0.12
* Thu Nov 15 2007 Christopher Aillon  2.0.0.9-1
- Update to 2.0.0.9
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #463181 - CVE-2008-0016 Mozilla UTF-8 stack buffer overflow
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463181
  [ 2 ] Bug #463190 - CVE-2008-4058 Mozilla privilege escalation via XPCnativeWrapper pollution
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463190
  [ 3 ] Bug #463198 - CVE-2008-4060 Mozilla privilege escalation via XPCnativeWrapper pollution
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463198
  [ 4 ] Bug #463201 - CVE-2008-4062 Mozilla crashes with evidence of memory corruption
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463201
  [ 5 ] Bug #463182 - CVE-2008-3835 mozilla: nsXMLDocument::OnChannelRedirect() same-origin violation
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463182
  [ 6 ] Bug #463192 - CVE-2008-4059 Mozilla privilege escalation via XPCnativeWrapper pollution
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463192
  [ 7 ] Bug #463199 - CVE-2008-4061 Mozilla layout engine crash
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463199
  [ 8 ] Bug #463234 - CVE-2008-4065 Mozilla BOM characters stripped from JavaScript before execution
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463234
  [ 9 ] Bug #463246 - CVE-2008-4067 Mozilla resource: traversal vulnerability
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463246
  [ 10 ] Bug #464041 - CVE-2008-4070 Thunderbird cancelled newsgrop messages
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=464041
  [ 11 ] Bug #470873 - CVE-2008-5014 Mozilla crash and remote code execution via __proto__ tampering
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470873
  [ 12 ] Bug #470883 - CVE-2008-5017 Mozilla crash with evidence of memory corruption
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470883
  [ 13 ] Bug #470894 - CVE-2008-5021 Mozilla crash and remote code execution in nsFrameManager
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470894
  [ 14 ] Bug #470902 - CVE-2008-5024 Mozilla parsing error in E4X default namespace
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470902
  [ 15 ] Bug #463243 - CVE-2008-4066 Mozilla low surrogates stripped from JavaScript before execution
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463243
  [ 16 ] Bug #463248 - CVE-2008-4068 Mozilla local HTML file recource: bypass
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463248
  [ 17 ] Bug #470864 - CVE-2008-5012 Mozilla Image stealing via canvas and HTTP redirect
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470864
  [ 18 ] Bug #470881 - CVE-2008-5016 Mozilla crash with evidence of memory corruption
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470881
  [ 19 ] Bug #470884 - CVE-2008-5018 Mozilla crash with evidence of memory corruption
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470884
  [ 20 ] Bug #470895 - CVE-2008-5022 Mozilla nsXMLHttpRequest::NotifyEventListeners() same-origin violation
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470895
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update thunderbird' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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