Netscape Browser < 8.0.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

A web browser on the remote host is prone to multiple flaws, including
arbitrary code execution.

Description :

The remote host is using Netscape Browser / Netscape Navigator, an
alternative web browser.

The version of Netscape Browser / Netscape Navigator installed on the
remote host is prone to multiple flaws, including one that may allow
an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

See also :

http://security-protocols.com/advisory/sp-x17-advisory.txt
http://secunia.com/advisories/16944/

Solution :

The Netscape Browser/Navigator has been discontinued. While these
issues were reportedly fixed in 8.0.4, it is strongly recommended that
you consider upgrading to the latest version of a Mozilla Browser.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 19696 ()

Bugtraq ID: 14526
14924

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2602
CVE-2005-3089

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