GLSA-200605-09 : Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 21351


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200605-09 (Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Several vulnerabilities were found and fixed in Mozilla Thunderbird.
Impact :

A remote attacker could craft malicious emails that would leverage these issues to inject and execute arbitrary script code with elevated privileges, steal local files or other information from emails, and spoof content. Some of these vulnerabilities might even be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running Thunderbird.
Workaround :

There are no known workarounds for all the issues at this time.


All Mozilla Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-1.0.8' All Mozilla Thunderbird binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-bin-1.0.8' Note: There is no stable fixed version for the ALPHA architecture yet. Users of Mozilla Thunderbird on ALPHA should consider unmerging it until such a version is available.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 21351

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200605-09.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.18 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2016/11/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:mozilla-thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2006/05/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/02/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0292, CVE-2006-0296, CVE-2006-0748, CVE-2006-0749, CVE-2006-0884, CVE-2006-1045, CVE-2006-1727, CVE-2006-1728, CVE-2006-1730, CVE-2006-1731, CVE-2006-1732, CVE-2006-1733, CVE-2006-1734, CVE-2006-1735, CVE-2006-1737, CVE-2006-1738, CVE-2006-1739, CVE-2006-1741, CVE-2006-1742, CVE-2006-1790

OSVDB: 22890, 22894, 23653, 24658, 24659, 24660, 24661, 24662, 24663, 24666, 24667, 24668, 24669, 24670, 24671, 24677, 24679, 24680, 24681, 24947

GLSA: 200605-09

CWE: 20, 79, 119, 189, 264, 399