Thunderbird vulnerabilities

2015-08-25T00:00:00
ID USN-2712-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2015-08-25T00:00:00

Description

Gary Kwong, Christian Holler, and Byron Campen discovered multiple memory safety issues in Thunderbird. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted message, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service via application crash, or execute arbitrary code with the privileges ofthe user invoking Thunderbird. (CVE-2015-4473)

Ronald Crane reported 3 security issues. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted message, an attacker could potentially exploit these, in combination with another security vulnerability, to cause a denial of service via application crash, or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking Thunderbird. (CVE-2015-4487, CVE-2015-4488, CVE-2015-4489)

Gustavo Grieco discovered a heap overflow in gdk-pixbuf. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted message, an attacker could potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service via application crash or execute arbitrary code with the priviliges of the user invoking Thunderbird. (CVE-2015-4491)