Mozilla document.open() Memory Corruption Denial of Service (deprecated)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1318

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 contains a vulnerability that will result in memory corruption. This issue occurs when document.open() is called as the action to be performed when a form is submitted. Under certain circumstances, processing this data will result in memory corruption, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade to the latest version of Mozilla.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1318

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1330

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla

Reference Information

BID: 5759