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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-3144

Original release date: 06/11/2007
Last revised: 11/15/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Visual truncation vulnerability in Mozilla 1.7.12 allows remote attackers to spoof the address bar and possibly conduct phishing attacks via a long hostname, which is truncated after a certain number of characters, as demonstrated by a phishing attack using HTTP Basic Authentication.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/16/2007)
Not vulnerable. Mozilla is no longer shipped as part of any version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Mozilla was replaced by SeaMonkey in Red Hat Enterprise Linux by SeaMonkey which is not affected by this issue.

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 43466
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.0x000000.com/?i=334
External Source: XF
Name: multiple-basic-authentication-spoofing(34983)
External Source: BID
Name: 24352

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