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Firefox before 1.0.1 and Mozilla before 1.7.6 allows remote attackers to spoof the SSL "secure site" lock icon via (1) a web site that does not finish loading which shows the lock of the previous site (2) a non-HTTP server that uses SSL which causes the lock to be displayed when the SSL handshake is completed or (3) a URL that generates an HTTP 204 error which updates the icon and location information but does not change the display of the original site.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9533

Firefox before 1.0.1 and Mozilla before 1.7.6 allows remote attackers to spoof the SSL "secure site" lock icon via (1) a web site that does not finish loading which shows the lock of the previous site (2) a non-HTTP server that uses SSL which causes the lock to be displayed when the SSL handshake is completed or (3) a URL that generates an HTTP 204 error which updates the icon and location information but does not change the display of the original site.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-0593
Product(s):