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CVE-2002-2061 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in Netscape 6.2.3 and Mozilla 1.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to crash client browsers and execute arbitrary code via a PNG image with large width and height values and an 8-bit or 16-bit alpha channel.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2002

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Mozilla as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=157202 Patch
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9287.php Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2002:074
http://www.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla1.0.1/security-fixes-1.0.1.html Patch

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-2061
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2002
NVD Last Modified:
09/10/2008