Mozilla Browser < 1.7.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801294
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Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is using Mozilla, an alternative web browser. The installed version of Mozilla contains various security issues, several of which are critical as they can be easily exploited to execute arbitrary shell code on the remote host.

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.7.12 or higher.

See Also

security-protocols.com/advisory/sp-x17-advisory.txt

http://.mozilla.org/security/idn.html

http://.mozilla.org/security/announce/2005/mfsa2005-58.html

http://.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-58.html