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A vulnerability was found in Netscape Navigator 7.0.2 (Web Browser). It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects some unknown functionality of the component Domain Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability (Cookie). Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-59. Impacted is integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Netscape Navigator 7.0.2 and Mozilla allows remote attackers to access cookie information in a different domain via an HTTP request for a domain with an extra . (dot) at the end.

The weakness was released 12/31/2003 by Liu Die Yu (Dieyu) (Website). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2003-1492 since 10/24/2007. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 7456) and X-Force (11924).





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Name: Cookie
Class: Privilege escalation / Cookie
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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04/29/2003 🔍
12/31/2003 +246 days 🔍
12/31/2003 +0 days 🔍
10/24/2007 +1393 days 🔍
09/26/2014 +2529 days 🔍
06/17/2018 +1360 days 🔍



Researcher: Liu Die Yu (Dieyu)
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2003-1492 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 7456 - Netscape Navigator Directory Cross-Domain Scripting Vulnerability
X-Force: 11924 - Netscape and Mozilla could allow an attacker to obtain information from other domains


Created: 09/26/2014 05:18 PM
Updated: 06/17/2018 09:38 AM
Changes: (6) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai
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