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CVE-2007-3742 Detail

Current Description

WebKit in Apple Safari 3 Beta before Update 3.0.3, and iPhone before 1.0.1, does not properly handle the interaction between International Domain Name (IDN) support and Unicode fonts, which allows remote attackers to create a URL containing "look-alike characters" (homographs) and possibly perform phishing attacks.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306173 Patch
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306174 Patch
http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=3214
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24636 Exploit Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018488
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2730
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2731
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/35716

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Configuration (CWE-16)
  • Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') (CWE-59)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:*:*:windows:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.0.2
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3742
NVD Published Date:
08/03/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017