Netscape < 4.78 POP3 Client Malformed Email DoS
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1759
SynopsisThe remote host is using the Netscape web browser, which contains a vulnerable mail client.
DescriptionThe remote host is using the Netscape web browser, which has the ability to act as a mail client. A vulnerability exists in the remote version that may allow an attacker to send a malformed email which will make Netscape crash each time it attempts to fetch it by POP3.
SolutionUpgrade to Netscape 4.78 or higher.