Netscape Navigator 7.2/8.1 Installation information disclosure

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Netscape Navigator 7.2/8.1 (Web Browser). This affects an unknown code of the component Installation. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality.

The bug was discovered 05/21/2006. The weakness was disclosed 05/25/2006 by Martin as Bug 267645 as not defined bug report (Bugzilla). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2006-2613 since 05/25/2006. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 4 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 23892 (Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mozilla-firefox (MDKSA-2006:143-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Mandriva Local Security Checks and running in the context local.

Upgrading to version 1.7.13 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 3 months after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 18083), X-Force (26667), Secunia (SA20244), Vulnerability Center (SBV-11689) and Tenable (23892). The entries 2993 and 30713 are pretty similar.





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

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 23892
Nessus Name: Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mozilla-firefox (MDKSA-2006:143-1)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Navigator 1.7.13


05/21/2006 🔍
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Advisory: Bug 267645
Researcher: Martin
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2006-2613 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 18083 - Multiple Browsers Exception Handling Information Disclosure Vulnerability
Secunia: 20244
X-Force: 26667
Vulnerability Center: 11689 - Multiple Web-Browsers Path Disclosure via JavaScript Exception, Medium
OSVDB: 25901 - Mozilla window.sidebar.addSearchEngine() JavaScript exception path disclosure

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Created: 03/12/2015 12:19 PM
Updated: 06/19/2019 04:14 PM
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