display and record session key strength and algorithm when communicating via SSL

UNCONFIRMED
Unassigned

Status

Thunderbird
Message Reader UI
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enhancement
UNCONFIRMED
14 years ago
11 months ago

People

(Reporter: Ralf Hauser, Unassigned)

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Details

(Whiteboard: [driver: WONTFIX?])

(Reporter)

Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5b) Gecko/20030907
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5b) Gecko/20030907

When sending or receiving a mail via SSL, I want to be able to know with what
protection level this happens:
- at least in the sent folder, it should be possible to see whether it was only
40 bits, or whether it it was better and which algorithm was used

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
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Actual Results:  
even more comfortable would be if a user can see configure the mail program such
that it displays the algortithms and key lengths before any sensitive
information leaves my client

Expected Results:  
the "gap-less security trail" RFE same applies also to the inbox

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(Reporter)

Comment 1

14 years ago
Re-assigning this RFE since MailNews - Security:General appears to be orphaned

Bug 227097 is the analogous RFE regarding the corresponding certificates
Component: Security: General → Mail Window Front End
Product: MailNews → Thunderbird
Version: Trunk → unspecified

Comment 2

14 years ago
i think that this should be moved to mail/news as it applies to mozilla aswell.
(Reporter)

Comment 3

13 years ago
see also the corresponding RFE at gnu's JavaMail
https://savannah.gnu.org/support/index.php?func=detailitem&item_id=103418
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Last Resolved: 12 years ago
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Updated

12 years ago
Status: RESOLVED → UNCONFIRMED
Resolution: EXPIRED → ---
QA Contact: junruh → front-end
sorry for the spam.  making bugzilla reflect reality as I'm not working on these bugs.  filter on FOOBARCHEESE to remove these in bulk.
Assignee: sspitzer → nobody
Component: Mail Window Front End → Message Reader UI
QA Contact: front-end → message-reader
Whiteboard: [driver: WONTFIX?]
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