Netscape/Mozilla Malformed Email Newline POP3 Remote DoS (deprecated)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1312

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Description

The remote host is running a version of the Mozilla browser that is vulnerable to a Denial of Service attack. Specifically, a malformed email message may prevent the client from accessing POP3 mailboxes.

Solution

Upgrade to the latest version of Mozilla or Netscape

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1312

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/22

Dependencies: 1330

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS3#AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:W/RC:X

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-2338

BID: 5002