GLSA-200606-21 : Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 21734

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-21 (Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Several vulnerabilities were found and fixed in Mozilla Thunderbird.
For details, please consult the references below.
Impact :

A remote attacker could craft malicious emails that would leverage these issues to inject and execute arbitrary script code with elevated privileges, spoof content, and possibly execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the application.
Workaround :

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

Solution

All Mozilla Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-1.5.0.4' All Mozilla Thunderbird binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-bin-1.5.0.4' 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.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?92848d5a

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200606-21

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21734

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200606-21.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 2006/06/20

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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: 2006/06/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/06/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2775, CVE-2006-2776, CVE-2006-2778, CVE-2006-2779, CVE-2006-2780, CVE-2006-2781, CVE-2006-2783, CVE-2006-2786, CVE-2006-2787

GLSA: 200606-21

CWE: 94, 119