========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1620-2 October 30, 2012 thunderbird vulnerabilities ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 12.10 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Ubuntu 11.10 - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Summary: Several security issues were fixed in Thunderbird. Software Description: - thunderbird: Mozilla Open Source mail and newsgroup client Details: USN-1620-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. This update provides the corresponding updates for Thunderbird. Please note that Thunderbird is only affected by window.location issues through RSS feeds and extensions that load web content. Original advisory details: Mariusz Mlynski and others discovered several flaws in Firefox that allowed a remote attacker to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2012-4194, CVE-2012-4195) Antoine Delignat-Lavaud discovered a flaw in the way Firefox handled the Location object. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted page, a remote attacker could exploit this to bypass security protections and perform cross-origin reading of the Location object. (CVE-2012-4196) Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 12.10: thunderbird 16.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.12.10.1 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: thunderbird 16.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 Ubuntu 11.10: thunderbird 16.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.11.10.1 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: thunderbird 16.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.10.04.1 After a standard system update you need to restart Thunderbird to make all the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1620-2 http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1620-1 CVE-2012-4194, CVE-2012-4195, CVE-2012-4196, https://launchpad.net/bugs/1072362 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/16.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.12.10.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/16.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/16.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.11.10.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunderbird/16.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.10.04.1
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