Thunderbird 3.1 < 3.1.17 Jar File Enter Key Dialog Bypass (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mac OS X host contains an email client that is potentially
affected by a security bypass vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of Thunderbird 3.1 is earlier than 3.1.16.
Such versions are potentially affected by a security bypass

The fix for MFSA-2011-40 was incomplete regarding Java Jar files. The
files were intended to be treated as executables as part of the fix,
but they are not treated as such.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Thunderbird 3.1.17 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57360 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51139

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3666

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