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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-5383): Firefox regression

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/24/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/28/2017
Modified
08/17/2018

Description

URLs containing certain unicode glyphs for alternative hyphens and quotes do not properly trigger punycode display, allowing for domain name spoofing attacks in the location bar. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 45.7, Firefox ESR < 45.7, and Firefox < 51.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-firefox
  • ubuntu-upgrade-thunderbird

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