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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0652

Original release date: 02/20/2009
Last revised: 01/05/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) blacklist in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.6 and other versions before 3.0.9; Thunderbird before 2.0.0.21; and SeaMonkey before 1.1.15 does not include box-drawing characters, which allows remote attackers to spoof URLs and conduct phishing attacks, as demonstrated by homoglyphs of the / (slash) and ? (question mark) characters in a subdomain of a .cn domain name, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-0233. NOTE: some third parties claim that 3.0.6 is not affected, but much older versions perhaps are affected.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-15.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.blackhat.com/html/bh-dc-09/bh-dc-09-speakers.html#Marlinspike
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0437
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1797
External Source: MISC
Name: https://www.blackhat.com/presentations/bh-dc-09/Marlinspike/BlackHat-DC-09-Marlinspike-Defeating-SSL.pdf
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0436
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35065
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1830
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34096
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-764-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35042
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1125
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34844
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34843
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [dailydave] 20090219 SSL MITM fun.
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11396
External Source: MLIST
Name: [dailydave] 20090220 SSL MITM fun.
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-firefox-homoglyph-spoofing(48974)
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:010
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34894
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-3875
External Source: BID
Name: 33837
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:111

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11396
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.16
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.16
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:alpha
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:beta
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.18
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.19
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.20
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.18
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.19
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.14 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.20 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.6 and previous versions
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