Vulnerability CVE-2005-0238


Published: 2005-05-02   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The International Domain Name (IDN) support in Epiphany 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.

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Opera software -> Opera web browser 
Omnigroup -> Omniweb 
Mozilla -> Camino 
Mozilla -> Firefox 
Mozilla -> Mozilla 
Gnome -> Epiphany 

 References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/beta/show_bug.cgi?id=147399
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/19236
http://www.shmoo.com/idn/homograph.txt
http://www.shmoo.com/idn
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12461
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2005-February/031459.html

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