Netscape/Mozilla/Galeon Long IRC Channel Name Overflow (deprecated)
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1327
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionUpgrade to the latest version of Mozilla