Mozilla Firefox < 1.1 POP3 Client Malformed Email DoS
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1758
SynopsisThe remote host is using the Mozilla web browser, which contains a vulnerable mail client.
DescriptionThe remote host is using the Mozilla web browser, which has the ability to act as a mail client. A vulnerability exists in the remote version which may allow an attacker to send a malformed email which will make Mozilla crash each time it attempts to fetch it by POP3.
SolutionUpgrade to Mozilla Firefox 1.1 or later.