GLSA-200606-21 : Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 21734


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


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.


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

ID: 21734

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200606-21.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Published: 6/20/2006

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.0


Risk Factor: High

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: 6/19/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/1/2006

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

CWE: 119, 94

GLSA: 200606-21