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Mozilla IDN Homograph Spoofing Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100029

The International Domain Name (IDN) support in Firefox 1.0 Camino .8.5 and Mozilla before 1.7.6 allows remote attackers to spoof domain names using punycode encoded domain names that are decoded in URLs and SSL certificates in a way that uses homograph characters from other character sets which facilitates phishing attacks.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows NT
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-0233
Product(s):
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • mozilla