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CVE-1999-1189 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in Netscape Navigator/Communicator 4.7 for Windows 95 and Windows 98 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service, and possibly execute arbitrary commands, via a long argument after the ? character in a URL that references an .asp, .cgi, .html, or .pl file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/24/1999

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1189
Original release date:
11/24/1999
Last revised:
10/09/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/36306 Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 19991124 Netscape Communicator 4.7 - Navigator Overflows
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/36608 Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 19991127 Netscape Communicator 4.7 - Navigator Overflows
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/822 Exploit; Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 822
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/7884 External Source XF netscape-long-argument-bo(7884)

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