Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1 < 3.1.9 Invalid HTTP Certificates

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a mail client with an out-of-date
SSL certificate blacklist.

Description :

The installed version of Thunderbird 3.1 is earlier than 3.1.9. Such
versions have an out-of-date SSL certificate blacklist.

A certificate authority (CA) has revoked a number of fraudulent SSL
certificates for several prominent public websites.

If an attacker can trick someone into using the affected browser and
visiting a malicious site using one of the fraudulent certificates, he
may be able to fool that user into believing the site is a legitimate
one. In turn, the user could send credentials to the malicious site
or download and install applications.

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2011-11/
http://www.nessus.org/u?9c7baa99
http://www.nessus.org/u?b8fdcaa8

Solution :

Upgrade to Thunderbird 3.1.9 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 52768 ()

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