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Mozilla International Domain Name Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Mozilla International Domain Name Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/09/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/29/2005
Modified
05/27/2016

Description

Buffer overflow in the International Domain Name (IDN) support in Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6 and earlier, and Netscape 8.0.3.3 and 7.2, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a hostname with all "soft" hyphens (character 0xAD), which is not properly handled by the NormalizeIDN call in nsStandardURL::BuildNormalizedSpec.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-1_7_12

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