Netscape < 6.2.3 XMLHttpRequest File / Directory Disclosure

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1755

Synopsis

The remote host is using a vulnerable version of the Netscape web browser.

Description

The remote host is using the Netscape web browser. This version contains a flaw that may allow a rogue web server to determine the presence of a file or even the listing of directories to be sent back to a rogue web server.

Solution

Upgrade to Netscape 6.2.3 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1755

File Name: 1755.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/12/06

Dependencies: 1769

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:netscape:navigator

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-0354

BID: 4628

OSVDB: 14199