Netscape 4.77 Composer Font Face Field Buffer Overflow Vulnerability. CVE-2002-1766. Dos exploits for multiple platform
source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5010/info Netscape is a freely available web browser distributed by Netscape Communications, and available for various platforms. This vulnerability is known to affect those installations on the Linux platform. A buffer overflow has been reported in the Composer function of Netscape. When an HTML page with a Font Face field of arbitrary length is edited using Netscape Composer, a memory corruption bug may occur that could allow the overwriting of process memory, and execution of attacker supplied code. <html> <body> <font face="X">Hola!</font> </body> </html> where X is indicative of 191 or more characters.