Originally Published: Wednesday, 9 August 2000 Author: Alexander Reelsen
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Serious Security Hole Found In Netscape Java

A serious vulnerability has been found in a version of Netscape Navigator and Netscape Communicator Java interpreter that allows Web-based programs to access virtually any file. The vulnerability also lets the same Java code act like Windows Explore and can browse and access files on other computers that are visible from the exploited computer.