Fedora 17 : thunderbird-17.0.6-1.fc17 (2013-8284)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 66725


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Security fixes can be found here:
http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/th underbird.html#thunderbird17.0.6

- Thunderbird now supports the Twitter API version 1.1 ahead of Twitter closing the 1.0 version (Bug 857049)

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 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66725

File Name: fedora_2013-8284.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/2/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:thunderbird, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/16/2013

Reference Information

BID: 53803, 59855, 59858, 59859, 59860, 59861, 59862, 59863, 59864, 59865, 59868, 59870, 59872

FEDORA: 2013-8284