FreeBSD : thunderbird -- javascript execution (61349f77-c620-11da-b2fb-000e0c2e438a)

High Nessus Plugin ID 21440


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Renaud Lifchitz reports a vulnerability within thunderbird. The vulnerability is caused by improper checking of JavaScript scripts.
This could lead to JavaScript code execution which can lead to information disclosure or a denial of service (application crash).
This vulnerability is present even if JavaScript had been disabled in the preferences.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21440

File Name: freebsd_pkg_61349f77c62011dab2fb000e0c2e438a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.21 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2014/05/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mozilla-thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:thunderbird, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/04/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/02/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0884

BID: 16770

CWE: 20