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Mozilla Browser Network News Transport Protocol Remote Heap Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the version of Mozilla
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A web browser on the remote host is prone to a heap overflow vulnerability.
The remote version of Mozilla is vulnerable to a heap overflow
vulnerability against its NNTP functionality.
This may allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote
To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to set up a rogue news
site and lure a victim on the remote host into reading news from it.
See also :
Upgrade to Mozilla 1.7.5 or newer.
High / CVSS Base Score : 8
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