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A web browser on the remote host is prone to a heap overflow attack.
The remote version of Mozilla is vulnerable to a heap overflow attack
against its NNTP functionality.
This may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote
To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to set up a rogue news
site and lure a victim on the remote host into reading news from it.
See also :
Upgrade to Mozilla 1.7.5 or newer.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true