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ESB-2012.0608 - [UNIX/Linux][Debian] icedove: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: 25 June 2012
References: ASB-2012.0082  ESB-2012.0524  

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2012.0608
                          icedove security update
                               25 June 2012

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           icedove
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 6
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-1940 CVE-2012-1939 CVE-2012-1937

Reference:         ASB-2012.0082
                   ESB-2012.0524

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2499

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running icedove check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2499-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
June 24, 2012                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : icedove
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-1937 CVE-2012-1939 CVE-2012-1940

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in icedove, the Debian
version of the Mozilla Thunderbird mail/news client.  There were
miscellaneous memory safety hazards (CVE-2012-1937, CVE-2012-1939) and
a use-after-free issues (CVE-2012-1940).

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed
in version 3.0.11-1+squeeze11.

We recommend that you upgrade your icedove packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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