CVE-2000-0409

Current Description

Netscape 4.73 and earlier follows symlinks when it imports a new certificate, which allows local users to overwrite files of the user importing the certificate.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 10, 2000
Last ModifiedSeptember 10, 2008
Assignercve@mitre.org
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:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityHIGH
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score3.7
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score1.9
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegetrue
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
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.5*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.6*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.7*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.51*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.61*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.72*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.73*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Netscape Communicator 4.5, 4.51, 4.6, 4.61, 4.7, 4.72, 4.73

References

NameSourceURLTags
20000510 Possible symlink problems with Netscape 4.73http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-05/0126.htmlBUGTRAQ
1201http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1201BID