VDB-38050 · CVE-2007-4042 · OSVDB 46832

Netscape Navigator 9.0 Telnet privileges management

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A vulnerability was found in Netscape Navigator 9.0 (Web Browser). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the component Telnet. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Multiple argument injection vulnerabilities in Netscape Navigator 9 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a NULL byte (%00) and shell metacharacters in a (1) mailto, (2) nntp, (3) news, (4) snews, or (5) telnet URI, a similar issue to CVE-2007-3670.

The weakness was published 07/25/2007 (Website). The advisory is available at xs-sniper.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2007-4042 since 07/27/2007. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

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

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.3

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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

Advisory: xs-sniper.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2007-4042 (🔍)
OSVDB: 46832 - Netscape Navigator Multiple URI Handlers NULL Byte Argument Injection

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Created: 03/15/2015 03:58 PM
Updated: 09/06/2018 06:58 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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