CVE-2000-0517

Current Description

Netscape 4.73 and earlier does not properly warn users about a potentially invalid certificate if the user has previously accepted the certificate for a different web site, which could allow remote attackers to spoof a legitimate web site by compromising that site's DNS information.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 26, 2000
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 2017
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:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
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
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.0*******
    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 4.0, 4.5, 4.51, 4.6, 4.61, 4.7, 4.72, 4.73

References

NameSourceURLTags
CA-2000-08http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2000-08.htmlCERTPATCH Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
1260http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1260BIDPATCH Vendor Advisory
netscape-ssl-certificate(4550)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/4550XF