FreeBSD : mozilla -- heap overflow in NNTP handler (3fbf9db2-658b-11d9-abad-000a95bc6fae)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Maurycy Prodeus reports a critical vulnerability in Mozilla-based
browsers :

Mozilla browser supports NNTP urls. Remote side is able to trigger
news:// connection to any server. I found a flaw in NNTP handling code
which may cause heap overflow and allow remote attacker to execute
arbitrary code on client machine.

See also :

http://isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0020-mozilla.txt
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110436284718949
http://www.nessus.org/u?507821b4

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18912 (freebsd_pkg_3fbf9db2658b11d9abad000a95bc6fae.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1316

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