USN-701-2: Thunderbird vulnerabilities
6 January 2009
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Chip Salzenberg, Justin Schuh, Tom Cross, and Peter William discovered Thunderbird did not properly parse URLs when processing certain control characters. (CVE-2008-5508)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system upgrade you need to restart Thunderbird to effect the necessary changes.