CVE-ID

CVE-1999-1357

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
Netscape Communicator 4.04 through 4.7 (and possibly other versions) in various UNIX operating systems converts the 0x8b character to a "<" sign, and the 0x9b character to a ">" sign, which could allow remote attackers to attack other clients via cross-site scripting (CSS) in CGI programs that do not filter these characters.
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Date Entry Created
20010831 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20010912)
Votes (Legacy)
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(3) Cole, Foat, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:netscape-cgi-filtering-css(8274)

Proposed (Legacy)
20010912
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