Mozilla IMAP Client literal_size Remote Overflow

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801213

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow

Description

The remote e-mail client is Mozilla 1.3 or 1.4a which is vulnerable to a boundary condition error whereby a malicious IMAP server may be able to crash or execute code on the client.

Solution

Upgrade to either 1.3.1 or 1.4a.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801213

File Name: 801213.prm

Family: IMAP Servers

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0298