ID CVE-2004-1316
Summary Heap-based buffer overflow in MSG_UnEscapeSearchUrl in nsNNTPProtocol.cpp for Mozilla 1.7.3 and earlier allows remote attackers 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.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.4:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.4:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.6:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.6:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.6:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.6:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 5.0 (as of 03-05-2018 - 01:29)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
oval via4
  • accepted 2007-05-09T16:10:48.341-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Robert L. Hollis
      organization ThreatGuard, Inc.
    • name Christine Walzer
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    • name Matthew Wojcik
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    • name Jonathan Baker
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    • name Jonathan Baker
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    • name Jonathan Baker
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    • name Jonathan Baker
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    • name Jonathan Baker
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    • name Jonathan Baker
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    description kers 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.
    family windows
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100052
    status accepted
    submitted 2005-08-16T04:00:00.000-04:00
    title Mozilla Malicious news: Vulnerability
    version 6
  • accepted 2013-04-29T04:22:25.227-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Aharon Chernin
      organization SCAP.com, LLC
    • name Dragos Prisaca
      organization G2, Inc.
    definition_extensions
    • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
    • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
    description Heap-based buffer overflow in MSG_UnEscapeSearchUrl in nsNNTPProtocol.cpp for Mozilla 1.7.3 and earlier allows remote attackers 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.
    family unix
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9808
    status accepted
    submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
    title Heap-based buffer overflow in MSG_UnEscapeSearchUrl in nsNNTPProtocol.cpp for Mozilla 1.7.3 and earlier allows remote attackers 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.
    version 23
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2005:038
refmap via4
bid 12131
bugtraq 20041229 Heap overflow in Mozilla Browser <= 1.7.3 NNTP code.
confirm http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-06.html
hp
  • HPSBTU01114
  • HPSBUX01133
  • SSRT5940
misc http://isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0020-mozilla.txt
secunia 19823
suse SUSE-SA:2006:022
xf mozilla-nntp-bo(18711)
Last major update 03-05-2018 - 01:29
Published 29-12-2004 - 05:00
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