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Security Advisory Critical: thunderbird security update

Advisory: RHSA-2011:0311-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2011-03-01
Last updated on: 2011-03-01
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.0.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2010-1585
CVE-2011-0053
CVE-2011-0061
CVE-2011-0062

Details

An updated thunderbird package that fixes several security issues is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical
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.

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed HTML content.
Malicious HTML content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially,
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird.
(CVE-2010-1585, CVE-2011-0053, CVE-2011-0062)

A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled malformed JPEG images. An
HTML mail message containing a malicious JPEG image could cause
Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2011-0061)

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.


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

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-3.1.8-4.el6_0.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 8d269441a7ab89d0b856320bcd512389
SHA-256: f15d986f47a0f406403d4ff364f5e9495097772099e1522d4023d397b410b22a
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-3.1.8-4.el6_0.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 82670908fa7a648b39e4cab755811ef6
SHA-256: 14e80b3f703b37ac4cdc79f4ec037f53009c6d06242bce5f5a27fd44a2517bcb
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.8-4.el6_0.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: afbba6f2c214b76ff4ce761ba785ef83
SHA-256: d00c96552964fab013fb8f9b5a0a7901355a66d1ba8a7e072ca8af781ef86259
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-3.1.8-4.el6_0.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: c6542ee8ca332c273fce8c75d3db0437
SHA-256: faf5e96c10193d8c88ee0ad678d95b62b59361b6921e66ecec4dc65d8ce8e7fd
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.8-4.el6_0.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 3c1ea6c6da6ed0fec9af477906a54b6f
SHA-256: 7294ea311d0bcaaf688db7e19048dba08578e9b19d288270b19a5dfa6f213ef9
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-3.1.8-4.el6_0.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 8d269441a7ab89d0b856320bcd512389
SHA-256: f15d986f47a0f406403d4ff364f5e9495097772099e1522d4023d397b410b22a
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-3.1.8-4.el6_0.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 82670908fa7a648b39e4cab755811ef6
SHA-256: 14e80b3f703b37ac4cdc79f4ec037f53009c6d06242bce5f5a27fd44a2517bcb
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.8-4.el6_0.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: afbba6f2c214b76ff4ce761ba785ef83
SHA-256: d00c96552964fab013fb8f9b5a0a7901355a66d1ba8a7e072ca8af781ef86259
 
PPC:
thunderbird-3.1.8-4.el6_0.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 2b6bf766ec1d8a28754cc74c53290491
SHA-256: c762e6616ff53989ccb238e08a63cdebf87d02091ab9026ea5fb915c72dec444
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.8-4.el6_0.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: cce69c4787bffabc52939390f895141b
SHA-256: 8066a454abe1c902210bdf762b1c791baa1dbf9d17e7dc45495c7bb2356b4bb0
 
s390x:
thunderbird-3.1.8-4.el6_0.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: a3690d5193e4548e410b0d86ab3d7422
SHA-256: a7521a4a87fbdf5fbe429d6289b7a0f511bd8610d2009e392cf6c5dd22fc6a8c
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.8-4.el6_0.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: b3b3848b3eebce4abe11cdad170ded74
SHA-256: 6214b804c36f637864a88c3a16e52186f67271d005765afce4273aa2719a954e
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-3.1.8-4.el6_0.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: c6542ee8ca332c273fce8c75d3db0437
SHA-256: faf5e96c10193d8c88ee0ad678d95b62b59361b6921e66ecec4dc65d8ce8e7fd
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.8-4.el6_0.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 3c1ea6c6da6ed0fec9af477906a54b6f
SHA-256: 7294ea311d0bcaaf688db7e19048dba08578e9b19d288270b19a5dfa6f213ef9
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.0.z)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-3.1.8-4.el6_0.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 8d269441a7ab89d0b856320bcd512389
SHA-256: f15d986f47a0f406403d4ff364f5e9495097772099e1522d4023d397b410b22a
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-3.1.8-4.el6_0.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0475
    MD5: 82670908fa7a648b39e4cab755811ef6
SHA-256: 14e80b3f703b37ac4cdc79f4ec037f53009c6d06242bce5f5a27fd44a2517bcb
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.8-4.el6_0.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0475
    MD5: afbba6f2c214b76ff4ce761ba785ef83
SHA-256: d00c96552964fab013fb8f9b5a0a7901355a66d1ba8a7e072ca8af781ef86259
 
PPC:
thunderbird-3.1.8-4.el6_0.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0475
    MD5: 2b6bf766ec1d8a28754cc74c53290491
SHA-256: c762e6616ff53989ccb238e08a63cdebf87d02091ab9026ea5fb915c72dec444
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.8-4.el6_0.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0475
    MD5: cce69c4787bffabc52939390f895141b
SHA-256: 8066a454abe1c902210bdf762b1c791baa1dbf9d17e7dc45495c7bb2356b4bb0
 
s390x:
thunderbird-3.1.8-4.el6_0.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0475
    MD5: a3690d5193e4548e410b0d86ab3d7422
SHA-256: a7521a4a87fbdf5fbe429d6289b7a0f511bd8610d2009e392cf6c5dd22fc6a8c
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.8-4.el6_0.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0475
    MD5: b3b3848b3eebce4abe11cdad170ded74
SHA-256: 6214b804c36f637864a88c3a16e52186f67271d005765afce4273aa2719a954e
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-3.1.8-4.el6_0.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0475
    MD5: c6542ee8ca332c273fce8c75d3db0437
SHA-256: faf5e96c10193d8c88ee0ad678d95b62b59361b6921e66ecec4dc65d8ce8e7fd
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.8-4.el6_0.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0475
    MD5: 3c1ea6c6da6ed0fec9af477906a54b6f
SHA-256: 7294ea311d0bcaaf688db7e19048dba08578e9b19d288270b19a5dfa6f213ef9
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
thunderbird-3.1.8-4.el6_0.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 8d269441a7ab89d0b856320bcd512389
SHA-256: f15d986f47a0f406403d4ff364f5e9495097772099e1522d4023d397b410b22a
 
IA-32:
thunderbird-3.1.8-4.el6_0.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 82670908fa7a648b39e4cab755811ef6
SHA-256: 14e80b3f703b37ac4cdc79f4ec037f53009c6d06242bce5f5a27fd44a2517bcb
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.8-4.el6_0.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: afbba6f2c214b76ff4ce761ba785ef83
SHA-256: d00c96552964fab013fb8f9b5a0a7901355a66d1ba8a7e072ca8af781ef86259
 
x86_64:
thunderbird-3.1.8-4.el6_0.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: c6542ee8ca332c273fce8c75d3db0437
SHA-256: faf5e96c10193d8c88ee0ad678d95b62b59361b6921e66ecec4dc65d8ce8e7fd
thunderbird-debuginfo-3.1.8-4.el6_0.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0316
    MD5: 3c1ea6c6da6ed0fec9af477906a54b6f
SHA-256: 7294ea311d0bcaaf688db7e19048dba08578e9b19d288270b19a5dfa6f213ef9
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

675082 - CVE-2011-0053 Mozilla miscellaneous memory safety hazards (MFSA 2011-01)
675083 - CVE-2011-0062 Mozilla miscellaneous memory safety hazards (MFSA 2011-01)
675094 - CVE-2010-1585 Mozilla ParanoidFragmentSink allows javascript: URLs in chrome documents (MFSA 2011-08)
675095 - CVE-2011-0061 Mozilla crash caused by corrupted JPEG image (MFSA 2011-09)


References



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