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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2001-1066
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:25:36
Published 31 Aug 2001 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



ns6install installation script for Netscape 6.01 on Solaris, and other versions including 6.2.1 beta, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Sun Solaris


BUGTRAQ - 20010827 Dangerous temp file creation during installation of Netscape 6.

XF - netscape-install-tmpfile-symlink(7042)

BID - 3243

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:30