Mozilla < 1.7.3 / Thunderbird < 0.8 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 14729


The remote host has an application that is affected by multiple flaws.


The remote host is using Mozilla and/or Thunderbird, an alternative mail user agent.

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to several flaws that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

To exploit these flaws, an attacker would need to send a rogue email to a victim on the remote host.


Upgrade to Mozilla 1.7.3 or Thunderbird 0.8 or later.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 14729

File Name: thunderbird_multiple_flaws.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2004/09/15

Modified: 2012/08/03

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla, cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Thunderbird/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/08/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0902, CVE-2004-0903, CVE-2004-0904

BID: 11174, 11171, 11170

OSVDB: 9966, 9968, 10525, 10526, 10527, 10528