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Re: Buffer Overflow still exists in Netscape <= 4.76
From: Frank v Waveren <fvw () VAR CX>
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 18:54:10 +0100

On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 12:19:43AM -0500, fish stiqz wrote:
All of the above advisories (and all that I've seen) state that netscape
versions up to and including 4.75 are vulnerable, not 4.76.  I have
caused netscape 4.76 on both redhat 6.2 and slackware-current to segfault.
Below is the proof of the pudding:

No dice, apart from a slight rendering bug if you go to the end of the
password field, it doesn't appear to have any problems here.

[/home/fvw] netscape -v
Netscape Lite 4.76/U.S., 06-Oct-00; (c) 1995-2000 Netscape Communications Corp.
[/home/fvw] rpm -qi netscape-navigator
Name        : netscape-navigator           Relocations: /usr
Version     : 4.76                              Vendor: Red Hat, Inc.
Release     : 0.6.2                         Build Date: Mon Nov 13 18:47:54 2000
Size        : 7690589                          License: Commercial
Packager    : Red Hat, Inc. <http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla>
Summary     : The Netscape Navigator Web browser.

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