Bug 488292 (CVE-2009-0777)

Summary: CVE-2009-0777 Firefox URL spoofing with invisible control characters
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Josh Bressers <bressers>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Description Josh Bressers 2009-03-03 16:50:15 UTC
Mozilla contributor Masahiro Yamada reported that certain invisible control
characters were being decoded when displayed in the location bar, resulting
in fewer visible characters than were present in the actual location. An
attacker could use this vulnerability to spoof the location bar and display
a misleading URL for their malicious web page.

Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2009-03-05 08:09:48 UTC
Public now via:
  http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-11.html

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2009-03-08 19:34:33 UTC
firefox-3.0.7-1.fc9, xulrunner-1.9.0.7-1.fc9, epiphany-2.22.2-8.fc9, epiphany-extensions-2.22.1-8.fc9, blam-1.8.5-6.fc9.1, chmsee-1.0.1-9.fc9, devhelp-0.19.1-9.fc9, galeon-2.0.7-7.fc9, gnome-python2-extras-2.19.1-24.fc9, gnome-web-photo-0.3-18.fc9, google-gadgets-0.10.5-3.fc9, gtkmozembedmm-1.4.2.cvs20060817-26.fc9, kazehakase-0.5.6-1.fc9.4, Miro-1.2.7-5.fc9, mozvoikko-0.9.5-7.fc9, mugshot-1.2.2-6.fc9, ruby-gnome2-0.17.0-6.fc9, totem-2.23.2-12.fc9, yelp-2.22.1-9.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2009-03-08 19:35:54 UTC
firefox-3.0.7-1.fc10, xulrunner-1.9.0.7-1.fc10, epiphany-2.24.3-3.fc10, epiphany-extensions-2.24.0-5.fc10, blam-1.8.5-7.fc10, devhelp-0.22-5.fc10, evolution-rss-0.1.2-5.fc10, galeon-2.0.7-7.fc10, gecko-sharp2-0.13-5.fc10, gnome-python2-extras-2.19.1-27.fc10, gnome-web-photo-0.3-15.fc10, google-gadgets-0.10.5-3.fc10, kazehakase-0.5.6-1.fc10.4, Miro-2.0-4.fc10, mozvoikko-0.9.5-7.fc10, mugshot-1.2.2-6.fc10, pcmanx-gtk2-0.3.8-6.fc10, ruby-gnome2-0.18.1-4.fc10, yelp-2.24.0-6.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.