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Netscape < 6.2.3 IRC Client Buffer Overflow (deprecated)

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is using the Mozilla web browser which contains a vulnerable built-in IRC client.

Description

The remote host is using the Netscape web browser, which contains a built-in IRC client. There is a flaw in this version that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on this host, provided the user uses it to go on IRC.

Solution

Upgrade to Netscape 6.2.3 or higher.