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high Nessus Plugin ID 17605
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The remote Windows host contains a mail client that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The installed version of Thunderbird is affected by multiple vulnerabilities. A remote attacker could exploit these issues to execute arbitrary code.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 17605

File Name: mozilla_thunderbird_102.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/23/2005

Updated: 7/16/2018

Dependencies: mozilla_org_installed.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Thunderbird/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/23/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/23/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0399

BID: 12881