Package name
mozilla-thunderbird
Date
2009-08-23
Advisory ID
MDVSA-2009:217-1
Affected versions
2009.1 i586 , 2009.1 x86_64

Problem description

A number of security vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla
Thunderbird:

Security issues in thunderbird could lead to a man-in-the-middle
attack via a spoofed X.509 certificate (CVE-2009-2408).

A vulnerability was found in xmltok_impl.c (expat) that with
specially crafted XML could be exploited and lead to a denial of
service attack. Related to CVE-2009-2625 (CVE-2009-3720).

This update provides the latest version of Thunderbird which are not
vulnerable to these issues.

Update:

The mozilla-thunderbird-moztraybiff packages had the wrong release
which prevented it to be upgraded (#53129). The new packages addresses
this problem.

Updated packages

2009.1 i586

 e1c540f94c8b66fa4495de6015ed85db  2009.1/i586/mozilla-thunderbird-moztraybiff-1.2.4-4.1mdv2009.1.i586.rpm 
 ab2fa7586f21de2f23216def8c542db6  2009.1/SRPMS/mozilla-thunderbird-moztraybiff-1.2.4-4.1mdv2009.1.src.rpm

2009.1 x86_64

 b9ff59f0c11d63a1234365ea55ed5f46  2009.1/x86_64/mozilla-thunderbird-moztraybiff-1.2.4-4.1mdv2009.1.x86_64.rpm 
 ab2fa7586f21de2f23216def8c542db6  2009.1/SRPMS/mozilla-thunderbird-moztraybiff-1.2.4-4.1mdv2009.1.src.rpm

References