CVE-2004-1316

medium
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Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in MSG_UnEscapeSearchUrl in nsNNTPProtocol.cpp for Mozilla 1.7.3 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via an NNTP URL (news:) with a trailing '\' (backslash) character, which prevents a string from being NULL terminated.

References

http://isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0020-mozilla.txt

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110436284718949&w=2

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110780717916478&w=2

http://secunia.com/advisories/19823

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-06.html

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_04_25.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-038.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12131

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18711

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A100052

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9808

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2004-12-29

Updated: 2018-05-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (7 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
18912FreeBSD : mozilla -- heap overflow in NNTP handler (3fbf9db2-658b-11d9-abad-000a95bc6fae)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
medium
17626RHEL 4 : mozilla (RHSA-2005:335)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
16160RHEL 2.1 / 3 : mozilla (RHSA-2005:038)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
16085Mozilla nsNNTPProtocol.cpp NNTP news:// URI Handling Overflow DoSNessusWindows
high
2481Mozilla Firefox < 1.7.5 NNTP Remote Heap OverflowNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
medium
2402Mozilla Firefox < 1.0.0 IMG Tag Multiple Vulnerabilities (deprecated)Nessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
medium
801363Mozilla < 1.7.5 Network News Transport Protocol Remote Heap OverflowLog Correlation EngineWeb Clients
high