Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL3.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Thunderbird has had several important security updates.

Thunderbird is no longer supported for Scientific Linux 3.

This package essentually removes thunderbird from your system and
replaces it with a script calling seamonkey -mail. This package will
automatically pull in any seamonkey packages needed to run
seamonkey-mail, if those packages are not already installed.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?68544ec7

Solution :

Update the affected thunderbird package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60337 ()

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