Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL3.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 60337


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.


Thunderbird has had several important security updates.

Thunderbird is no longer supported for Scientific Linux 3.

This package essentually removes thunderbird from your system and replaces it with a script calling seamonkey -mail. This package will automatically pull in any seamonkey packages needed to run seamonkey-mail, if those packages are not already installed.


Update the affected thunderbird package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60337

File Name: sl_20071219_thunderbird_on_SL3.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/12/19