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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-1204

Netscape Communicator 4.x allows attackers to use a link to steal a user's preferences, including potentially sensitive information such as URL history, e-mail address, and possibly the e-mail password, by redefining the user_pref() function and accessing the prefs.js file, which is stored in a directory with a predictable name.
Publish Date : 2002-11-29 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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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-2002-1204

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Netscape Communicator 4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Netscape Communicator 4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Netscape Communicator 4.61 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Netscape Communicator 4.72 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Netscape Communicator 4.73 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Netscape Communicator 4.74 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Netscape Communicator 4.75 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Netscape Communicator 4.76 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Netscape Communicator 4.77 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Netscape Communicator 4.78 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Netscape Communicator 10

- References For CVE-2002-1204
VULNWATCH 20021119 iDEFENSE Security Advisory 11.19.02c: Netscape Predictable Directory Structure Allows Theft of Preferences File
BID 6215 Netscape User Preferences Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
XF netscape-preferences-file(10655)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-1204

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