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Thunderbird javascript security bypass

The WYSIWYG rendering engine in Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.7 and earlier allows user-complicit attackers to bypass javascript security settings and obtain sensitive information or cause a crash via an e-mail containing a javascript URI in the SRC attribute of an IFRAME tag, which is executed when the user edits the e-mail.

  • Vendor: Mandriva
  • Vendor ID: MDKSA-2005:052
  • Date: March 02, 2006


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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2006:052
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : mozilla-thunderbird
Date : March 2, 2006
Affected: 2006.0
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Problem Description:

The WYSIWYG rendering engine in Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.7 and earlier
allows user-complicit attackers to bypass javascript security settings
and obtain sensitive information or cause a crash via an e-mail
containing a javascript URI in the SRC attribute of an IFRAME tag,
which is executed when the user edits the e-mail.

Updated packages have been patched to address this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0884
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
646abf3bc3c25a904498d9541dea7a58 \
2006.0/RPMS/mozilla-thunderbird-1.0.6-7.5.20060mdk.i586.rpm \
2c68bd202ca52fe8cf1b029f0230c594 \
2006.0/RPMS/mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-1.0.6-7.5.20060mdk.i586.rpm \
e0d0c47265afb383f57e6f4ac7fa06d1 \
2006.0/RPMS/mozilla-thunderbird-enigmime-1.0.6-7.5.20060mdk.i586.rpm \
0be8e091708def590ae501da074072d9 \
2006.0/SRPMS/mozilla-thunderbird-1.0.6-7.5.20060mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
d247e98e223e3fcb1a8580035d6bb064 \
x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/mozilla-thunderbird-1.0.6-7.5.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm \
6fef56fe569049c4f543d3cd69c83615 \
x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-1.0.6-7.5.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm \
2dcbb24281171d71e78116d5f336b995 \
x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/mozilla-thunderbird-enigmime-1.0.6-7.5.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm \
0be8e091708def590ae501da074072d9 \
x86_64/2006.0/SRPMS/mozilla-thunderbird-1.0.6-7.5.20060mdk.src.rpm \
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team

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