CVE-2017-5383

NameCVE-2017-5383
DescriptionURLs containing certain unicode glyphs for alternative hyphens and quotes do not properly trigger punycode display, allowing for domain name spoofing attacks in the location bar. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 45.7, Firefox ESR < 45.7, and Firefox < 51.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-800-1, DLA-896-1, DSA-3771-1, DSA-3832-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid83.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)stretch68.10.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)78.5.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, buster (security)78.5.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid78.5.0esr-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)51.0-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy45.7.0esr-1~deb7u1DLA-800-1
firefox-esrsourcejessie45.7.0esr-1~deb8u1DSA-3771-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)45.7.0esr-1
icedovesourcewheezy1:45.8.0-3~deb7u1DLA-896-1
icedovesourcejessie1:45.8.0-3~deb8u1DSA-3832-1
icedovesource(unstable)1:45.7.1-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-01/#CVE-2017-5383
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-02/#CVE-2017-5383
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-03/#CVE-2017-5383

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