Default fonts on OS X display some Tibetan characters as whitespace. When used in the addressbar as part of an IDN this can be used for domain name spoofing attacks. Note: This attack only affects OS X operating systems. Other operating systems are unaffected. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 54, Firefox ESR < 52.2, and Thunderbird < 52.2.
Published 2018-06-11 21:29:08
Updated 2018-08-14 12:40:12
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Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-7763

0.21%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 59 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-7763

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST
5.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
3.9
1.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-7763

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-7763

Products affected by CVE-2017-7763

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