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The cert_TestHostName function in Mozilla before 1.7 Firefox before 0.9 and Thunderbird before 0.7 only checks the hostname portion of a certificate when the hostname portion of the URI is not a fully qualified domain name (FQDN) which allows remote attackers to spoof trusted certificates.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11162

The cert_TestHostName function in Mozilla before 1.7 Firefox before 0.9 and Thunderbird before 0.7 only checks the hostname portion of a certificate when the hostname portion of the URI is not a fully qualified domain name (FQDN) which allows remote attackers to spoof trusted certificates.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-0765
Product(s):