Mozilla Browser <1.7.1 / Thunderbird < 0.7.1 SendUIDL POP3 Message Handling Remote Heap Overflow

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801211




The remote host is using a version of Mozilla or Mozilla Thunderbird that is vulnerable to a heap overflow vulnerability. A heap overflow has been reported for the Mozilla POP3 mail handler routines. An attacker controlled POP3 server may be able to execute arbitrary code on the client machine.


Upgrade to Mozilla 1.7.1 / Thunderbird 0.7.1 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801211

File Name: 801211.prm

Family: Web Clients

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0765, CVE-2004-0597, CVE-2004-0599, CVE-2004-0718, CVE-2004-0722, CVE-2004-0758, CVE-2004-0759, CVE-2004-0760, CVE-2004-0761, CVE-2004-0762, CVE-2004-0763, CVE-2004-0764, CVE-2005-0399, CVE-2005-0989, CVE-2005-1153, CVE-2005-1154, CVE-2005-1155, CVE-2005-1156, CVE-2005-1157, CVE-2005-1159, CVE-2005-1160, CVE-2005-1476, CVE-2005-1477, CVE-2005-1531, CVE-2005-1532, CVE-2005-2701, CVE-2005-2702, CVE-2005-2703, CVE-2005-2704, CVE-2005-2705, CVE-2005-2706, CVE-2005-2707, CVE-2005-2968, CVE-2004-0757

BID: 15495, 10875