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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-0711

Netscape Communicator does not properly prevent a ServerSocket object from being created by untrusted entities, which allows remote attackers to create a server on the victim's system via a malicious applet, as demonstrated by Brown Orifice.
Publish Date : 2000-10-20 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2000-0711

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Virtual Machine 2000 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Virtual Machine 3100 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Virtual Machine 3200 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Virtual Machine 3300 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Netscape Communicator 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Netscape Communicator 4.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Netscape Communicator 4.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Netscape Communicator 4.05 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Netscape Communicator 4.06 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Netscape Communicator 4.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Netscape Communicator 4.07 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Netscape Communicator 4.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Netscape Communicator 4.08 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Netscape Communicator 4.51 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Netscape Communicator 4.61 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Netscape Communicator 4.72 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Netscape Communicator 4.73 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Netscape Communicator 4.74 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Virtual Machine 4
Netscape Communicator 14

- References For CVE-2000-0711
CERT CA-2000-15
BUGTRAQ 20000805 Dangerous Java/Netscape Security Hole
BUGTRAQ 20000816 JDK 1.1.x Listening Socket Vulnerability (was Re: BrownOrifice can break firewalls!)
BID 1545 Multiple Vendor Java Virtual Machine Listening Socket Vulnerability Release Date:2000-08-03

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-0711

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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