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CVE-2019-11721 Detail

Current Description

The unicode latin 'kra' character can be used to spoof a standard 'k' character in the addressbar. This allows for domain spoofing attacks as do not display as punycode text, allowing for user confusion. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 68.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-10/msg00009.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-10/msg00010.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-10/msg00011.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-10/msg00017.html
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1256009 Exploit Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-12
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-21/ Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
68.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-11721
NVD Published Date:
07/23/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/15/2019