Netscape/Mozilla/Galeon Long IRC Channel Name Overflow (deprecated)

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1327

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running a version of the Mozilla browser that is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. Specifically the browser will crash when handling an exceptionally long request (32kb+) for a channel. The vulnerability may be used to crash the browser and/or allow the execution of arbitrary code on the client host.

Solution

Upgrade to the latest version of Mozilla

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1327

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/30

Dependencies: 1330

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-0593, CVE-2002-1126

BID: 5694