Bug 147402 - CAN-2005-0233 homograph spoofing
Summary: CAN-2005-0233 homograph spoofing
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: firefox   
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Version: 4.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Christopher Aillon
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Whiteboard: impact=important,public=20050207
Keywords: Security
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-02-07 21:22 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-01 19:02:03 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:176 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2005-03-01 05:00:00 UTC

Description Josh Bressers 2005-02-07 21:22:28 UTC
*** This bug has been split off bug 147397 ***

------- Original comment by Josh Bressers (Security Response Team) on 2005.02.07
16:07 -------

The Shmoo Group has discovered a homograph attack in a number of web browsers:

This issue allows an attacker supply a domain name that looks like a common
name, but is an International Domain Name.  This issue would allow various
attacks to steal information from an unsuspecting vitim.

Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-02-07 21:23:26 UTC
Upstream is tracking this issue here:

Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-03-01 16:43:52 UTC
Removing embargo.

Comment 3 Josh Bressers 2005-03-01 19:02:03 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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