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mozilla-thunderbird vulns



mozilla-thunderbird
mozilla-thunderbird




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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                       MDVSA-2009:217-2
http://www.mandriva.com/security/ 
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 Package : mozilla-thunderbird
 Date    : October 8, 2009
 Affected: 2009.1
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 Problem Description:

 A number of security vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla
 Thunderbird:
 
 Security issues in thunderbird could lead to a man-in-the-middle
 attack via a spoofed X.509 certificate (CVE-2009-2408).
 
 A vulnerability was found in xmltok_impl.c (expat) that with
 specially crafted XML could be exploited and lead to a denial of
 service attack. Related to CVE-2009-2625.
 
 This update provides the latest version of Thunderbird which are not
 vulnerable to these issues.

 Update:

 The previous mozilla-thunderbird-moztraybiff packages had the wrong
 release which prevented it to be upgraded (#53129). The new packages
 addresses this problem.
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 References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2408 
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-42.html 
 https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=280615
 https://qa.mandriva.com/53129
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2009.1:
 8129678451e9e36da6d95a2ce3a694ab  2009.1/i586/mozilla-thunderbird-moztraybiff-1.2.4-4.2mdv2009.1.i586.rpm 
 229bb034c2f1e741bd8f11419ae1aefe  2009.1/SRPMS/mozilla-thunderbird-moztraybiff-1.2.4-4.2mdv2009.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2009.1/X86_64:
 f69e7801185436e47737979d0651f445  2009.1/x86_64/mozilla-thunderbird-moztraybiff-1.2.4-4.2mdv2009.1.x86_64.rpm 
 229bb034c2f1e741bd8f11419ae1aefe  2009.1/SRPMS/mozilla-thunderbird-moztraybiff-1.2.4-4.2mdv2009.1.src.rpm
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 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories 

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  
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