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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-0517

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.
Publish Date : 2000-05-26 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2000-0517

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Netscape Communicator 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Netscape Communicator 4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Netscape Communicator 4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Netscape Communicator 4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Netscape Communicator 4.51 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Netscape Communicator 4.61 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Netscape Communicator 4.72 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Netscape Communicator 4.73 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Netscape Communicator 8

- References For CVE-2000-0517
XF netscape-ssl-certificate
CERT CA-2000-08
BID 1260 Netscape Communicator Inconsistent SSL Certificate Warning Vulnerability Release Date:2000-05-25

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-0517

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