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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0237

The International Domain Name (IDN) support in Konqueror 3.2.1 on KDE 3.2.1 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.
Publish Date : 2005-05-02 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2005-03-04 2005-02-07
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2005:325: kdelibs security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005325 unix
RHSA-2005:325: kdelibs security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050325 unix
The updatePosition function in lib/xmltok_impl.c in libexpat in Expat 2.0.1, as used in Python, PyXML, w3c-libwww, and o... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10671 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-0237

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS KDE KDE 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application KDE Konqueror 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
KDE KDE 1
KDE Konqueror 1

- References For CVE-2005-0237

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:058
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:058
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-325.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:325
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2005-February/031459.html
FULLDISC 20050206 state of homograph attacks
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12461
BID 12461 Multiple Web Browser International Domain Name Handling Site Property Spoofing Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-03-02
http://www.shmoo.com/idn/homograph.txt
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2005-February/031460.html
FULLDISC 20050206 Re: state of homograph attacks
http://www.shmoo.com/idn
http://secunia.com/advisories/14162
SECUNIA 14162
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/427976/100/0/threaded
FEDORA FLSA:178606
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20050316-2.txt CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/19236
XF multiple-browsers-idn-spoof(19236)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0237

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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