Mozilla Foundation Unsupported Application Detection (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host contains one or more unsupported applications from the
Mozilla Foundation.

Description :

According to its version, there is at least one unsupported Mozilla
application (Firefox and/or Thunderbird) installed on the remote host.
This version of the software is no longer actively maintained.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product
will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain
security vulnerabilities.

See also :

http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/
http://www.nessus.org/u?1d280373
http://www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/thunderbird/

Solution :

Upgrade to an actively maintained version.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56584 ()

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