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MFSA2013-61 Firefox: Homograph domain spoofing in .com, .net and .name (CVE-2013-1699)

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MFSA2013-61 Firefox: Homograph domain spoofing in .com, .net and .name (CVE-2013-1699)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
06/25/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/26/2013
Modified
04/05/2017

Description

The Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) display algorithm in Mozilla Firefox before 22.0 does not properly handle the .com, .name, and .net top-level domains, which allows remote attackers to spoof the address bar via unspecified homograph characters.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-22_0

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