Upstream information

CVE-2005-0233 at MITRE


The International Domain Name (IDN) support in Firefox 1.0, Camino .8.5, and Mozilla before 1.7.6 allows remote attackers to spoof domain names using punycode encoded domain names that are decoded in URLs and SSL certificates in a way that uses homograph characters from other character sets, which facilitates phishing attacks.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 65566 [RESOLVED], 74445 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • MozillaFirefox >= 1.0.1-9.1
  • MozillaFirefox-translations >= 1.0.1-9.1
YOU Patch Nr: 9954
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
  • mozilla >= 1.7.8-19
  • mozilla-deat >= 1.7.6-4
  • mozilla-irc >= 1.7.8-19
  • mozilla-mail >= 1.7.8-19