Netscape Browser < 8.0.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 19696
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VPR Score: 3.4


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: 1.25

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 9/14/2005

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: netscape_browser_detect.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 3.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:netscape:navigator

Required KB Items: SMB/Netscape/installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/9/2005

Reference Information

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

BID: 14526, 14924