Debian Security Advisory

DSA-3576-1 icedove -- security update

Date Reported:
13 May 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-1979, CVE-2016-2805, CVE-2016-2807.
More information:

Multiple security issues have been found in Icedove, Debian's version of the Mozilla Thunderbird mail client: Multiple memory safety errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 38.8.0-1~deb8u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your icedove packages.