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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-7833

Some Arabic and Indic vowel marker characters can be combined with Latin characters in a domain name to eclipse the non-Latin character with some font sets on the addressbar. The non-Latin character will not be visible to most viewers. This allows for domain spoofing attacks because these combined domain names do not display as punycode. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 57.
Publish Date : 2018-06-11 Last Update Date : 2018-06-25
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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 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-7833

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 56.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 1

- References For CVE-2017-7833

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1370497 CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-24/ CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101832
BID 101832 Mozilla Firefox Prior to 57 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-12-08
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039803
SECTRACK 1039803

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-7833

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


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