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MFSA2017-24 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 57 (CVE-2017-7838)

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MFSA2017-24 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 57 (CVE-2017-7838)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/14/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/15/2017
Modified
06/26/2018

Description

Punycode format text will be displayed for entire qualified international domain names in some instances when a sub-domain triggers the punycode display instead of the primary domain being displayed in native script and the sub-domain only displaying as punycode. This could be used for limited spoofing attacks due to user confusion. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 57.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-57_0

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