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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200703-18
(Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Georgi Guninski reported a possible integer overflow in the code
handling text/enhanced or text/richtext MIME emails. Additionally,
potentially leading to memory corruption. Additionally, the binary
version of Mozilla Thunderbird includes a vulnerable NSS library which
contains two possible buffer overflows involving the SSLv2 protocol.
An attacker could entice a user to read a specially crafted email that
could trigger one of the vulnerabilities, some of them being related to
execution of arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time for all of these issues, but
See also :
All Mozilla Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-184.108.40.206'
All Mozilla Thunderbird binary users should upgrade to the latest
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-bin-220.127.116.11'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 24867 (gentoo_GLSA-200703-18.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-0008CVE-2007-0009CVE-2007-0775CVE-2007-0776CVE-2007-0777CVE-2007-1282
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