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 (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid62.0.2-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)52.9.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch52.9.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)60.2.0esr-1~deb9u2fixed
buster52.9.0esr-1fixed
sid60.2.1esr-1fixed
icedove (PTS)jessie1:52.3.0-4~deb8u2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)51.0-1medium
firefox-esrsource(unstable)45.7.0esr-1medium
firefox-esrsourcejessie45.7.0esr-1~deb8u1mediumDSA-3771-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy45.7.0esr-1~deb7u1mediumDLA-800-1
icedovesource(unstable)1:45.7.1-1medium
icedovesourcejessie1:45.8.0-3~deb8u1mediumDSA-3832-1
icedovesourcewheezy1:45.8.0-3~deb7u1mediumDLA-896-1

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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