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CVE-2004-0765 Detail

Description

The cert_TestHostName function in Mozilla before 1.7, Firefox before 0.9, and Thunderbird before 0.7, only checks the hostname portion of a certificate when the hostname portion of the URI is not a fully qualified domain name (FQDN), which allows remote attackers to spoof trusted certificates.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/18/2004

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=234058 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=109900315219363&w=2
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#mozilla1.7
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2004_36_mozilla.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-421.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16868
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11162

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11162
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11162

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0765
NVD Published Date:
08/18/2004
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017