Mozilla Thunderbird < Certificate Authority (CA) Common Name Null Byte Handling SSL MiTM Weakness

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a mail client that is affected by a
security bypass vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of Thunderbird is earlier than Such
versions are potentially affected by the following security issue :

- The client can be fooled into trusting a malicious SSL
server certificate with a null character in the host name.
(MFSA 2009-42)

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Thunderbird or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 40664 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35888

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2408

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