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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Netscape Portable Runtime API Vendors:
Netscape Portable Runtime API Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036590
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1951   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 11 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 4.12
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Netscape Portable Runtime API. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger an integer overflow in 'io/prprf.c' and cause denial of service conditions.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (4.12) [in February 2016].

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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