Mozilla / Mozilla Thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities (deprecated)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2288


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote host is running a vulnerable version of Mozilla or Mozilla Thunderbird mail client. It is reported that this version of Mozilla or Mozilla Thunderbird is vulnerable to several flaws that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host. To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to send a rogue email to a victim on the remote host.


Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2288

File Name: 2288.prm

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2004/09/15

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1330

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 5

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

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


Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0904, CVE-2004-0903

BID: 11170, 11171, 11174

OSVDB: 10525, 9968