Your submission was sent successfully! Close

CVE-2009-0652

Published: 20 February 2009

The Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) blacklist in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.6 and other versions before 3.0.9; Thunderbird before 2.0.0.21; and SeaMonkey before 1.1.15 does not include box-drawing characters, which allows remote attackers to spoof URLs and conduct phishing attacks, as demonstrated by homoglyphs of the / (slash) and ? (question mark) characters in a subdomain of a .cn domain name, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-0233. NOTE: some third parties claim that 3.0.6 is not affected, but much older versions perhaps are affected.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

iceape
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

seamonkey
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.1.15)
xulrunner
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

xulrunner-1.9
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

xulrunner-1.9.1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Notes

AuthorNote
jdstrand
CVEs in Firefox are tracked in the xulrunner source packages. The
mapping of xulrunner sources to firefox is:
xulrunner (1.8.0): firefox (1.5) - Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
xulrunner (1.8.1): firefox (2.0) - Ubuntu 6.10 - 8.04 LTS
xulrunner-1.9: firefox-3.0
xulrunner-1.9.1: firefox-3.5
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS and 10.04 LTS uses the embedded xulrunner and not
the system xulrunner-1.9.2, so it is tracked in the firefox source package.

References