CVE-2017-7838

MEDIUM

Description

Punycode format text will be displayed for entire qualified international domain names in some instances when a sub-domain triggers the punycode display instead of the primary domain being displayed in native script and the sub-domain only displaying as punycode. This could be used for limited spoofing attacks due to user confusion. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 57.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101832

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039803

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1399540

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-24/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-06-11

Updated: 2018-06-25

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Impact Score: 1.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM