Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities

2017-05-09T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201705-07
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2017-05-09T00:00:00

Description

Background

Mozilla Thunderbird is a popular open-source email client from the Mozilla project.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Thunderbird. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to open a specially crafted email or web page, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, spoof content or obtain sensitive information.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Mozilla Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-client/thunderbird-45.8.0"

All Mozilla Thunderbird binary users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=mail-client/thunderbird-bin-45.8.0"