This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed content.
Malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially,
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
Thunderbird. (CVE-2013-0801, CVE-2013-1674, CVE-2013-1675,
CVE-2013-1676, CVE-2013-1677, CVE-2013-1678, CVE-2013-1679,
A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled Content Level
Constructors. Malicious content could use this flaw to perform
cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2013-1670)
Note: All of the above issues cannot be exploited by a
default for mail messages. They could be exploited another way in
Thunderbird, for example, when viewing the full remote content of an
After installing the update, Thunderbird must be restarted for the
changes to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected thunderbird and / or thunderbird-debuginfo
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0