Mozilla Thunderbird < 2.0.0.23 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5353

Synopsis

The remote host has an email client installed that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

Versions of Mozilla Thunderbird prior to 2.0.0.23 are affected by an SSL spoofing attack. The client can be fooled into trusting a malicious SSL server certificate with a null character in the host name. (MFSA 2009-42)

Solution

Upgrade to Thunderbird 2.0.0.23 or later.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-42.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5353

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2010/03/04

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 5558

Nessus ID: 40664

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/07/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2408

BID: 35888