Netscape Browser < 8.0.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 19696


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


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.


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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19696

File Name: netscape_browser_8033.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.23 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2005/09/14

Modified: 2012/07/24

Dependencies: 19695

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:netscape:navigator

Required KB Items: SMB/Netscape/installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/08/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2602, CVE-2005-3089

BID: 14526, 14924

OSVDB: 18691, 19615