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Debian DSA-1485-2 : icedove - several vulnerabilities

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Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Icedove mail client, an unbranded version of the Thunderbird client. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : - CVE-2008-0412 Jesse Ruderman, Kai Engert, Martijn Wargers, Mats Palmgren and Paul Nickerson discovered crashes in the layout engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code. - CVE-2008-0413 Carsten Book, Wesley Garland, Igor Bukanov, 'moz_bug_r_a4', 'shutdown', Philip Taylor and 'tgirmann' discovered crashes in the JavaScript engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code. - CVE-2008-0415 'moz_bug_r_a4' and Boris Zbarsky discovered several vulnerabilities in JavaScript handling, which could allow privilege escalation. - CVE-2008-0418 Gerry Eisenhaur and 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that a directory traversal vulnerability in chrome: URI handling could lead to information disclosure. - CVE-2008-0419 David Bloom discovered a race condition in the image handling of designMode elements, which can lead to information disclosure and potentially the execution of arbitrary code. - CVE-2008-0591 Michal Zalewski discovered that timers protecting security-sensitive dialogs (by disabling dialog elements until a timeout is reached) could be bypassed by window focus changes through JavaScript. The Mozilla products from the old stable distribution (sarge) are no longer supported with security updates.


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