Vulnerability CVE-2000-0711


Published: 2000-10-20   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Netscape Communicator does not properly prevent a ServerSocket object from being created by untrusted entities, which allows remote attackers to create a server on the victim's system via a malicious applet, as demonstrated by Brown Orifice.

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Netscape -> Communicator 
Microsoft -> Virtual machine 

 References:
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2000-15.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1545
http://www.securityfocus.com/templates/archive.pike?list=1&msg=3999922128E.EE84TAKAGI@java-house.etl.go.jp
http://www.securityfocus.com/templates/archive.pike?list=1&msg=20000805020429.11774.qmail@securityfocus.com

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