Mozilla Firefox < 1.7.1 / Thunderbird < 0.7.1 POP3 Remote Heap Overflow (deprecated)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1773

Synopsis

The remote host is using a vulnerable version of Mozilla Firefox or Mozilla Thunderbird.

Description

The remote host is using a version of Mozilla or Mozilla Thunderbird that is vulnerable to a heap overflow vulnerability. A heap overflow has been reported for the Mozilla POP3 mail handler routines. An attacker controlled POP3 server may be able to execute arbitrary code on the client machine.

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox 1.7.1 / Thunderbird 0.7.1 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1773

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0765, CVE-2004-0597, CVE-2004-0599, CVE-2004-0718, CVE-2004-0722, CVE-2004-0758, CVE-2004-0759, CVE-2004-0760, CVE-2004-0761, CVE-2004-0762, CVE-2004-0763, CVE-2004-0764, CVE-2005-0399, CVE-2005-0989, CVE-2005-1153, CVE-2005-1154, CVE-2005-1155, CVE-2005-1156, CVE-2005-1157, CVE-2005-1159, CVE-2005-1160, CVE-2005-1476, CVE-2005-1477, CVE-2005-1531, CVE-2005-1532, CVE-2005-2701, CVE-2005-2702, CVE-2005-2703, CVE-2005-2704, CVE-2005-2705, CVE-2005-2706, CVE-2005-2707, CVE-2005-2968, CVE-2004-0757

BID: 15495, 10875