Debian Security Advisory

DSA-2464-2 icedove -- several vulnerabilities

Date Reported:
08 May 2012
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 671408, Bug 671410.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-0467, CVE-2012-0470, CVE-2012-0471, CVE-2012-0477, CVE-2012-0479.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Icedove, an unbranded version of the Thunderbird mail/news client.

  • CVE-2012-0467

    Bob Clary, Christian Holler, Brian Hackett, Bobby Holley, Gary Kwong, Hilary Hall, Honza Bambas, Jesse Ruderman, Julian Seward, and Olli Pettay discovered memory corruption bugs, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

  • CVE-2012-0470

    Atte Kettunen discovered that a memory corruption bug in gfxImageSurface may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

  • CVE-2012-0471

    Anne van Kesteren discovered that incorrect multibyte character encoding may lead to cross-site scripting.

  • CVE-2012-0477

    Masato Kinugawa discovered that incorrect encoding of Korean and Chinese character sets may lead to cross-site scripting.

  • CVE-2012-0479

    Jeroen van der Gun discovered a spoofing vulnerability in the presentation of Atom and RSS feeds over HTTPS.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.11-1+squeeze10.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your icedove packages.