CentOS 7 : thunderbird (CESA-2022:5480)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 163737


The remote CentOS Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote CentOS Linux 7 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2022:5480 advisory.

- Mozilla: Undesired attributes could be set as part of prototype pollution (CVE-2022-2200)

- Mozilla: An email with a mismatching OpenPGP signature date was accepted as valid (CVE-2022-2226)

- Mozilla: CSP bypass enabling stylesheet injection (CVE-2022-31744)

- Mozilla: CSP sandbox header without `allow-scripts` can be bypassed via retargeted javascript: URI (CVE-2022-34468)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free in nsSHistory (CVE-2022-34470)

- Mozilla: Unavailable PAC file resulted in OCSP requests being blocked (CVE-2022-34472)

- Mozilla: A popup window could be resized in a way to overlay the address bar with web content (CVE-2022-34479)

- Mozilla: Potential integer overflow in ReplaceElementsAt (CVE-2022-34481)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 102 and Firefox ESR 91.11 (CVE-2022-34484)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected thunderbird package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 163737

File Name: centos_RHSA-2022-5480.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/2/2022

Updated: 10/17/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-34484


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-34470

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:thunderbird, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/2/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/28/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-2200, CVE-2022-2226, CVE-2022-31744, CVE-2022-34468, CVE-2022-34470, CVE-2022-34472, CVE-2022-34479, CVE-2022-34481, CVE-2022-34484

CWE: 1021, 120, 1321, 190, 357, 393, 416, 79

IAVA: 2022-A-0226-S, 2022-A-0256-S

RHSA: 2022:5480