GLSA-200610-01 : Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 22505


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200610-01 (Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities)

A number of vulnerabilities have been found and fixed in Mozilla Thunderbird. For details please consult the references below.
Impact :

The most severe vulnerabilities might lead to the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the application.
Other vulnerabilities include program crashes and the acceptance of forged certificates.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround 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-'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 22505

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200610-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.20 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/10/05

Modified: 2016/11/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC: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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/10/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/08/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4253, CVE-2006-4340, CVE-2006-4565, CVE-2006-4566, CVE-2006-4567, CVE-2006-4570, CVE-2006-4571

BID: 19488, 19849, 20042

OSVDB: 27974, 27975, 28843, 28844, 28845, 28848, 29012, 29013, 94476, 94477, 94478, 94479, 94480, 95338, 95339, 95340, 95341, 95911, 95912, 95913, 95914, 95915, 96645

GLSA: 200610-01

CWE: 20, 119, 264