Thunderbird vulnerabilities

2008-05-06T00:00:00
ID USN-605-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2008-05-06T00:00:00

Description

Various flaws were discovered in the JavaScript engine. If a user had
JavaScript enabled and were tricked into opening a malicious email,
an attacker could escalate privileges within Thunderbird, perform
cross-site scripting attacks and/or execute arbitrary code with the
user's privileges. (CVE-2008-1233, CVE-2008-1234, CVE-2008-1235)

Several problems were discovered in Thunderbird which could lead to
crashes and memory corruption. If a user had JavaScript enabled and
were tricked into opening a malicious email, an attacker may be able
to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges. (CVE-2008-1236,
CVE-2008-1237)