CVE-1999-1189

Current Description

Buffer overflow in Netscape Navigator/Communicator 4.7 for Windows 95 and Windows 98 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service, and possibly execute arbitrary commands, via a long argument after the ? character in a URL that references an .asp, .cgi, .html, or .pl file.

Basic Data

PublishedNovember 24, 1999
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 2017
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.7*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeNavigator4.7*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Netscape Communicator 4.7
Netscape Navigator 4.7

References

NameSourceURLTags
19991124 Netscape Communicator 4.7 - Navigator Overflowshttp://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/36306BUGTRAQExploit Vendor Advisory
19991127 Netscape Communicator 4.7 - Navigator Overflowshttp://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/36608BUGTRAQVendor Advisory
822http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/822BIDExploit PATCH Vendor Advisory
netscape-long-argument-bo(7884)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/7884XF