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

High

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