Netscape Navigator 6/8 resource management

entryeditHistoryDiffjsonxmlCTI
CVSS Meta Temp Score
CVSS is a standardized scoring system to determine possibilities of attacks. The Temp Score considers temporal factors like disclosure, exploit and countermeasures. The unique Meta Score calculates the average score of different sources to provide a normalized scoring system.
Current Exploit Price (≈)
Our analysts are monitoring exploit markets and are in contact with vulnerability brokers. The range indicates the observed or calculated exploit price to be seen on exploit markets. A good indicator to understand the monetary effort required for and the popularity of an attack.
CTI Interest Score
Our Cyber Threat Intelligence team is monitoring different web sites, mailing lists, exploit markets and social media networks. The CTI Interest Score identifies the interest of attackers and the security community for this specific vulnerability in real-time. A high score indicates an elevated risk to be targeted for this vulnerability.
5.3$0-$5k0.00

A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Netscape Navigator 6/8 (Web Browser). Affected is an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-399. This is going to have an impact on availability. CVE summarizes:

Netscape 6 and 8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large integer value for the length property of a Select object, a related issue to CVE-2009-1692.

The weakness was published 07/20/2009 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2009-2542 since 07/20/2009. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.

A public exploit has been developed by Thierry Zoller and been published even before and not after the advisory. It is declared as highly functional. The exploit is shared for download at exploit-db.com. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 5 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

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 vulnerability database at X-Force (52876). Similar entries are available at 48670, 49079, 49077 and 49076.

Productinfoedit

Type

Vendor

Name

CPE 2.3infoedit

CPE 2.2infoedit

CVSSv3infoedit

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

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
VulDB Vector: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

CVSSv2infoedit

AVACAuCIA
🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍
🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍
🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍
VectorComplexityAuthenticationConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
unlockunlockunlockunlockunlockunlock
unlockunlockunlockunlockunlockunlock
unlockunlockunlockunlockunlockunlock

VulDB Base Score: 🔍
VulDB Temp Score: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

NVD Base Score: 🔍

Exploitinginfoedit

Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-399
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔍
Access: Public
Status: Highly functional
Author: Thierry Zoller
Download: 🔍

Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔍

0-Dayunlockunlockunlockunlock
Todayunlockunlockunlockunlock

OpenVAS ID: 900395
OpenVAS Name: Netscape select() Object Denial Of Service Vulnerability (Linux)
OpenVAS File: 🔍
OpenVAS Family: 🔍

Exploit-DB: 🔍

Threat Intelligenceinfoedit

Threat: 🔍
Adversaries: 🔍
Geopolitics: 🔍
Economy: 🔍
Predictions: 🔍
Remediation: 🔍

Countermeasuresinfoedit

Recommended: no mitigation known
Status: 🔍

0-Day Time: 🔍

Timelineinfoedit

07/15/2009 🔍
07/15/2009 +0 days 🔍
07/20/2009 +5 days 🔍
07/20/2009 +0 days 🔍
07/20/2009 +0 days 🔍
03/18/2015 +2067 days 🔍
11/18/2018 +1341 days 🔍

Sourcesinfoedit

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

Advisory: securityfocus.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2009-2542 (🔍)
X-Force: 52876 - Netscape integer value denial of service

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
See also: 🔍

Entryinfoedit

Created: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM
Updated: 11/18/2018 04:30 PM
Changes: (7) exploit_availability exploit_date exploit_publicity exploit_url exploit_developer_name source_exploitdb source_exploitdb_date
Complete: 🔍

Comments

No comments yet. Please log in to comment.

Do you want to use VulDB in your project?

Use the official API to access entries easily!