Netscape < 7.2 Cross-domain Window Injection

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2468


The remote browser allows attackers to spoof popup windows.


The remote host is using the Netscape 7 web browser. There is a flaw in this version of Netscape browser that allows an attacker to spoof popup windows from trusted hosts. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need to be able to entice a user to browse a malicious website while browsing a trusted site in another browser window. These sort of attacks are commonly referred to as 'Phishing' attacks.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 2468

File Name: 2468.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/12/17

Modified: 2016/12/06

Dependencies: 1769

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 2.5

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

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


Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.5


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:U/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:netscape:navigator

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1160

BID: 11852

OSVDB: 59845