Netscape Navigator 7.1 Status Bar href authentication spoofing

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A vulnerability was found in Netscape Navigator 7.1 (Web Browser). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown function of the component Status Bar. The manipulation of the argument href with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-290. This is going to have an impact on integrity.

The bug was discovered 05/08/2004. The weakness was shared 05/08/2004 by http-equiv (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2004-0528 since 06/03/2004. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details and a exploit are known.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept.

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 10389) and X-Force (16102). The entries 653, 665 and 82041 are related to this item.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.0

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.0
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Class: Weak authentication
CWE: CWE-290
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Researcher: http-equiv
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2004-0528 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 10389 - Netscape Navigator Embedded Image URI Obfuscation Weakness
X-Force: 16102 - Microsoft Internet Explorer and Outlook Express A HREF URL spoofing
OSVDB: 6580 - Netscape Navigator ImageMap URL Spoofing

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Created: 12/05/2014 03:36 PM
Updated: 06/18/2018 09:32 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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