Mozilla Thunderbird < / Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 25837


The remote Windows host contains a mail client that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The installed version of Mozilla Thunderbird allows unescaped URIs to be passed to external programs, which could lead to execution of arbitrary code, as well as privilege escalation attacks against addons that create 'about:blank' windows and populate them in certain ways.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25837

File Name: mozilla_thunderbird_2006.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.22 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2007/08/02

Modified: 2017/06/09

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Thunderbird/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/07/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3844, CVE-2007-3845

BID: 25053, 25142

OSVDB: 38026, 38031

CWE: 78