Bug 1416281 (CVE-2017-5383)

Summary: CVE-2017-5383 Mozilla: Location bar spoofing with unicode characters (MFSA 2017-02)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala <huzaifas>
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2017-01-25 06:45:05 UTC
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.


External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-02/#CVE-2017-5383

Acknowledgements:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Armin Razmjou

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2017-01-25 09:33:28 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2017:0190 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0190.html

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2017-02-02 04:39:59 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2017:0238 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0238.html