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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2005-0236
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:45:43
Published 02 May 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2005-0236

Summary

The International Domain Name (IDN) support in Omniweb 5 allows remote attackers to spoof domain names using punycode encoded domain names that are decoded in URLs and SSL certificates in a way that uses homograph characters from other character sets, which facilitates phishing attacks.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Omnigroup Omniweb 5


References

XF - multiple-browsers-idn-spoof(19236)

MISC - http://www.shmoo.com/idn/homograph.txt

MISC - http://www.shmoo.com/idn

BID - 12461

BUGTRAQ - 20050208 International Domain Name [IDN] support in modern browsers allows attackers to spoof domain name URLs + SSL certs.

FULLDISC - 20050206 state of homograph attacks


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