Fedora 15 : thunderbird-7.0-1.fc15 / thunderbird-lightning-1.0-0.50.b7.fc15 (2011-13442)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 56397


The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.


The latest version of Thunderbird has the following changes :

- Fixed several security issues:
http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/th underbird.html#thunderbird7

- Numerous platform fixes that improve speed, performance and stability

The latest version of Firefox and Thunderbird has the following changes :

- Revoked the root certificate for DigiNotar due to fraudulent SSL certificate issuance (see bug mozbz#682927 and the security advisory)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected thunderbird and / or thunderbird-lightning packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56397

File Name: fedora_2011-13442.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/10/06

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:thunderbird-lightning, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:15

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/09/29

Reference Information

BID: 49808, 49811, 49837, 49849, 49850

FEDORA: 2011-13442