Synopsis: Moderate: thunderbird security update
Issue Date: 2011-11-08
CVE Numbers: CVE-2011-3648
Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.
A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled
certain multibyte character sets. Malicious, remote content could cause
Note: This issue cannot be exploited by a specially-crafted HTML mail
exploited another way in Thunderbird, for example, when viewing the full
remote content of an RSS feed.
All Thunderbird users should upgrade to this updated package, which
resolves this issue. All running instances of Thunderbird must be restarted
for the update to take effect.
– Scientific Linux Development Team