Synopsis: Important: thunderbird security update
Issue Date: 2013-03-11
CVE Numbers: CVE-2013-0787
A flaw was found in the processing of malformed content. Malicious content
could cause Thunderbird to crash or execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2013-0787)
Note: This issue cannot be exploited by a specially-crafted HTML mail
be exploited another way in Thunderbird, for example, when viewing the
full remote content of an RSS feed.
After installing the update, Thunderbird must be restarted for the changes
to take effect.
– Scientific Linux Development Team