Date: 05 September 2007
References: ESB-2006.0687 AL-2006.0127
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2007.0195 -- [HP-UX]
HP-UX Running Thunderbird, Remote Unauthorized Access or
Elevation of Privileges or Denial of Service (DoS)
5 September 2007
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Thunderbird versions prior to 22.214.171.124
Operating System: HP-UX
Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Denial of Service
CVE Names: CVE-2006-6497 CVE-2006-6501 CVE-2006-6502
Comment: This revised bulletin indicates that Thunderbird has been upgraded
to version 126.96.36.199 from 188.8.131.52 as stated below. Administrators
should be aware that this release may not include fixes for
vulnerabilities patched in Thunderbird version 184.108.40.206:
Revision History: September 5 2007: Updated HP-UX versions
March 26 2007: Initial Release
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c00774579
HPSBUX02156 SSRT061236 rev.3 - HP-UX Running Thunderbird, Remote Unauthorized Access or Elevation of Privileges or Denial of Service (DoS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2006-09-20
Last Updated: 2007-08-27
Potential Security Impact: Remote unauthorized access, elevation of privileges, Denial of Service (DoS)
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified in Thunderbird running on HP-UX. These vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely resulting in unauthorized access, elevation of privileges, or Denial of Service (DoS).
References: ->Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory (MFSA) 2006-74, 2006-73, 2006-72, 2006-71, 2006-70, 2006-69, 2006-68, 2006-67, 2006-66, 2006-65, 2006-64, 2006-63, 2006-60, 2006-59, 2006-58, 2006-57, 2006-55, 2006-54, 2006-53, 2006-52, 2006-51, 2006-50, 2006-49, 2006-48, 2006-47, 2006-46, 2006-44, 2006-42, 2006-40, 2006-38, 2006-37, 2006-35, 2006-33, 2006-32, 2006-31, 2006-28, 2006-27, 2006-26, 2006-25, 2006-24, 2006-22, 2006-21, 2006-20, 2006-08, 2006-07, 2006-06, 2006-05, 2006-04, 2006-02, 2006-01.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
- - ->Thunderbird prior to version 220.127.116.11 running on HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, and B.11.31.
For a PGP signed version of this security bulletin please write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information please refer to: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html
- - ->HP-UX B.11.31
action: install revision 18.104.22.168 or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
HP has made preliminary versions of Thunderbird 22.214.171.124 available to resolve the issue. These preliminary versions have received minimal testing and are localized for English only. The preliminary versions are available for download from the following url:
- - ->For HP-UX B.11.23 and B.11.31 (IA):
- - ->For HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, and B.11.31 (PA):
This security bulletin will be revised when fully tested and localized versions of Thunderbird 126.96.36.199 or subsequent for HP-UX are available.
The most recent fully tested and localized Thunderbird (version 188.8.131.52) is available here:
Thunderbird version 184.108.40.206 does not resolve the following: Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory (MFSA) 2006-74, 2006-73, 2006-72, 2006-71, 2006-70, 2006-69, 2006-68. These are resolved in Thunderbird version 220.127.116.11.
MANUAL ACTION: Yes - Update
install revision 18.104.22.168 or subsequent
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
HP-UX Software Assistant: HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced application that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all HP-issued Security Bulletins and lists recommended actions that may apply to a specific HP-UX system. It can also download patches and create a depot automatically. For more information see https://www.hp.com/go/swa
Version:1 (rev.1) - 20 September 2006 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 05 March 2007 preliminary Thunderbird 22.214.171.124 available
Version:3 (rev.3) - 27 August 2007 added HP-UX B.11.31
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