Mozilla Browser Network News Transport Protocol Remote Heap Overflow Vulnerability

A remote heap-overflow vulnerability affects Mozilla Browser's network news transport protocol (NNTP) functionality. This issue is due to the application's failure to properly validate the length of user-supplied strings before copying them into dynamically allocated process buffers.

An attacker may exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user that activated the vulnerable application. This may facilitate unauthorized access or privilege escalation.


 

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