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CVE-2000-0517 Detail

Description

Netscape 4.73 and earlier does not properly warn users about a potentially invalid certificate if the user has previously accepted the certificate for a different web site, which could allow remote attackers to spoof a legitimate web site by compromising that site's DNS information.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/26/2000

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2000-08.html Patch Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1260 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/4550

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2000-0517
NVD Published Date:
05/26/2000
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2017