CVE Details

Release Date:2009-06-12


Visual truncation vulnerability in netwerk/dns/src/nsIDNService.cpp in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.11 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.17 allows remote attackers to spoof the location bar via an IDN with invalid Unicode characters that are displayed as whitespace, as demonstrated by the \u115A through \u115E characters.

See more information about CVE-2009-1834 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4.3 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial Availability Impact: None

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox)ELSA-2009-10952009-06-12
Oracle Linux version 5 (firefox)ELSA-2009-10952009-06-12
Oracle Linux version 5 (xulrunner)ELSA-2009-10952009-06-12

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