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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-2248

Buffer overflow in the Java class implementation in Netscape 4.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an applet that calls the WDefaultFontCharset constructor with a long string and invokes the canConvert method.
Publish Date : 2002-12-31 Last Update Date : 2017-07-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-2248

# 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
9 Application Netscape Communicator 4.74 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Netscape Communicator 4.75 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Netscape Communicator 4.76 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Netscape Communicator 4.77 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Netscape Communicator 4.78 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Netscape Communicator 4.79 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Netscape Communicator 14

- References For CVE-2002-2248
XF netscape-applet-canconvert-bo(10706)
BID 6256 Netscape Java canConvert() Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2002-11-26
BUGTRAQ 20021126 Netscape 4 Java buffer overflow

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-2248

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