Netscape Navigator 4 Referer information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Netscape Navigator 4 (Web Browser). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality of the component Referer Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

Netscape 4 sends Referer headers containing https:// URLs in requests for http:// URLs, which allows remote attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information by reading Referer log data.

The weakness was presented 12/31/2003 as not defined posting (Bugtraq). It is possible to read the advisory at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2003-1560 since 07/14/2008. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

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

See 21464 for similar entry.

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

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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Vendor: https://www.netscape.com/

Advisory: securityfocus.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2003-1560 (🔍)
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Created: 09/30/2014 03:28 PM
Updated: 06/17/2018 09:47 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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