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CVE-2005-0233 - Swingy Hammer

Description

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.

Reference

http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2005-February/031459.html http://www.shmoo.com/idn http://www.shmoo.com/idn/homograph.txt http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-29.html http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200503-10.xml http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200503-30.xml http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_16_mozilla_firefox.html http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-176.html http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-384.html http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12461 http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110782704923280&w=2 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/19236 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11229 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A100029