Ubuntu: 2032-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu Several security issues were fixed in Thunderbird.
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2032-1
November 21, 2013

thunderbird vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 13.10
- Ubuntu 13.04
- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Thunderbird.

Software Description:
- thunderbird: Mozilla Open Source mail and newsgroup client

Details:

Multiple security issues were discovered in Thunderbird. If a user were
tricked into connecting to a malicious server, an attacker could possibly
exploit these to cause a denial of service via application crash,
potentially execute arbitrary code, or lead to information disclosure.
(CVE-2013-1741, CVE-2013-2566, CVE-2013-5605, CVE-2013-5607)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 13.10:
  thunderbird                     1:24.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.13.10.1

Ubuntu 13.04:
  thunderbird                     1:24.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.13.04.1

Ubuntu 12.10:
  thunderbird                     1:24.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.12.10.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  thunderbird                     1:24.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1

After a standard system update you need to restart Thunderbird to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2032-1
  CVE-2013-1741, CVE-2013-2566, CVE-2013-5605, CVE-2013-5607,
  https://launchpad.net/bugs/1253027

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:24.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.13.10.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:24.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.13.04.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:24.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.12.10.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/1:24.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1