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Mozilla Firefox International Domain Name Spoofing

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Mozilla Firefox International Domain Name Spoofing

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/08/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/28/2005
Modified
05/23/2019

Description

Certain versions of Mozilla Firefox ship with a International Domain Names (IDN) enabled. Because some IDN characters closely resemble ASCII characters, well-known sites can be spoofed for use in phishing scams.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-1_0_1
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-latest

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