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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0238

The International Domain Name (IDN) support in Epiphany 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 : 2008-09-05
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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

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-0238

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Epiphany Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Camino 0.8.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.48 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.1 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.1 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.2 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.2 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Omnigroup Omniweb 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Opera Software Opera Web Browser 7.54 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Epiphany 1
Mozilla Camino 1
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Mozilla 36
Omnigroup Omniweb 1
Opera Software Opera Web Browser 1

- References For CVE-2005-0238

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/beta/show_bug.cgi?id=147399 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/19236
XF multiple-browsers-idn-spoof(19236)
http://www.shmoo.com/idn/homograph.txt
http://www.shmoo.com/idn
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://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2005-February/031459.html
FULLDISC 20050206 state of homograph attacks

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0238

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


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