Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201612-2
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Severity: Critical
Date    : 2016-12-01
CVE-ID  : CVE-2016-9079
Package : thunderbird
Type    : arbitrary code execution
Remote  : Yes
Link    : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE

Summary
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The package thunderbird before version 45.5.1-1 is vulnerable to
arbitrary code execution.

Resolution
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Upgrade to 45.5.1-1.

# pacman -Syu "thunderbird>=45.5.1-1"

The problem has been fixed upstream in version 45.5.1.

Workaround
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None

Description
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A use-after-free vulnerability has been discovered in the SVG Animation
component of Firefox, leading to arbitrary code execution.

Impact
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A remote attacker is able to execute arbitrary code by embedding a
crafted SVG image in content displayed by Thunderbird.

References
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https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/known-vulnerabilities/thunderbird/#thunderbird45.5.1
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-92/
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9079

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