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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.51020
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2003:163
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2003:163.

Mozilla is an open source Web browser.

A heap-based buffer overflow in Netscape and Mozilla allows remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code via a jar: URL that references a
malformed .jar file, which overflows a buffer during decompression.

These errata packages upgrade Mozilla to version 1.0.2, which is not
vulnerable to this issue. Mozilla 1.0.2 also contains a number of other
stability and security updates.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-163.html
http://www.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla1.0.2/

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
7.5

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 6185
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2002-1308
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/6185
Bugtraq: 20021114 Netscape/Mozilla: Exploitable heap corruption via jar: URI handler. (Google Search)
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=103730181813075&w=2
http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=157646
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-162.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-163.html
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-netscape-jar-bo(10636)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/10636
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