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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-2338

The POP3 mail client in Mozilla 1.0 and earlier, and Netscape Communicator 4.7 and earlier, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (no new mail) via a mail message containing a dot (.) at a newline, which is interpreted as the end of the message.
Publish Date : 2002-12-31 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-2338

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Netscape Communicator 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Netscape Communicator 4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Netscape Communicator 4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Netscape Communicator 4.06 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Netscape Communicator 4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Netscape Communicator 4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Netscape Communicator 4.07 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Netscape Communicator 4.08 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Netscape Communicator 4.51 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Netscape Communicator 4.61 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Netscape Communicator 4.72 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Netscape Communicator 4.73 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Netscape Communicator 4.74 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Netscape Communicator 4.75 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Netscape Communicator 4.76 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Netscape Communicator 4.77 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Netscape Navigator 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Netscape Navigator 6.0 MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Netscape Navigator 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Netscape Navigator 6.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Netscape Navigator 6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Netscape Navigator 6.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Netscape Navigator 6.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Mozilla 13
Netscape Communicator 16
Netscape Navigator 7

- References For CVE-2002-2338

http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=144228 CONFIRM
http://mozilla.org/releases/mozilla1.0.1/security-fixes-1.0.1.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5002
BID 5002 Netscape / Mozilla Malformed Email POP3 Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2002-06-12
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9343.php
XF mozilla-netscape-pop3-dos(9343)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-2338

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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