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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
Description Last Modified:  11/24/1999

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/36306 Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/36608 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/822 Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/7884

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:/a:netscape:communicator:4.7
cpe:/a:netscape:navigator:4.7

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1189
NVD Published Date:
11/24/1999
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2017