Thunderbird 17.0.2 released

Thunderbird 17.0.2 is now available for download. Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail and developed by the Mozilla Foundation.

What’s new in this version of thunderbird?


Pressing the ‘x’ button on Windows now closes only one window rather than the whole application
An issue that caused occasional corruption in local folders after filtering
An issue that caused deletion of drafts saved in IMAP folders whilst in offline mode

Security fixes:

Mis-issued TURKTRUST certificates
Use-after-free in Javascript Proxy objects
Use-after-free in Vibrate
Use-after-free in ListenerManager
Use-after-free in serializeToStream
Privilege escalation through plugin objects
Chrome Object Wrapper (COW) bypass through changing prototype
Memory corruption in XBL with XML bindings containing SVG
Buffer overflow in Javascript string concatenation
Address space layout leaked in XBL objects
Event manipulation in plugin handler to bypass same-origin policy
Compartment mismatch with quickstubs returned values
AutoWrapperChanger fails to keep objects alive during garbage collection
Crash due to handling of SSL on threads
Use-after-free when displaying table with many columns and column groups
URL spoofing in addressbar during page loads
Buffer Overflow in Canvas
Use-after-free and buffer overflow issues found using Address Sanitizer
Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:18.0/ rv:10.0.12 / rv:17.0.2)

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