Mozilla < 1.1 POP3 Client Malformed Email DoS

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801304

Synopsis

N/A

Description

The remote host is using the Mozilla web browser, which has the ability to act as a mail client. Running this vulnerable version may allow an attacker to send a malformed email which will make Mozilla crash each time it attempts to fetch it by POP3.

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla 1.1 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801304

File Name: 801304.prm

Family: Web Clients

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:W/RC:ND

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-2338

BID: 5002