FreeBSD : mozilla -- POP client heap overflow (c1d97a8b-05ed-11d9-b45d-000c41e2cdad)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 37377


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


zen-parse discovered a heap buffer overflow in Mozilla's POP client implementation. A malicious POP server could exploit this vulnerability to cause Mozilla to execute arbitrary code.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 37377

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c1d97a8b05ed11d9b45d000c41e2cdad.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-mozilla, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mozilla, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:netscape7, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:thunderbird, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2004/09/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/07/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0757