Published: 29/12/2004 Updated: 03/05/2018
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5 | Impact Score: 2.9 | Exploitability Score: 10
VMScore: 445
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Summary

Heap-based buffer overflow in MSG_UnEscapeSearchUrl in nsNNTPProtocol.cpp for Mozilla 1.7.3 and previous versions allows remote malicious users to cause a denial of service (application crash) via an NNTP URL (news:) with a trailing '\' (backslash) character, which prevents a string from being NULL terminated.

Vendor Advisories

Synopsis mozilla security update Type/Severity Security Advisory: Low Topic Updated mozilla packages that fix a buffer overflow issue are now available Description Mozilla is an open source Web browser, advanced email and newsgroup client,IRC chat client, and HTML editoriSEC Security Rese ...