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CVE-2013-0776

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-02-19
Bugzilla:
911844: CVE-2013-0776 Mozilla: Phishing on HTTPS connection through malicious proxy (MFSA 2013-27)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 19.0, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.3, Thunderbird before 17.0.3, Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.3, and SeaMonkey before 2.16 allow man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof the address bar by operating a proxy server that provides a 407 HTTP status code accompanied by web script, as demonstrated by a phishing attack on an HTTPS site.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0776 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

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

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0272 2013-02-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0272 2013-02-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0271 2013-02-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0271 2013-02-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0272 2013-02-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 yelp 2.28.1-17.el6_3 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 libproxy 0.3.0-4.el6_3 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 yelp 2.16.0-30.el5_9 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 17.0.3-1.el5_9 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner 17.0.3-1.el6_3 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 devhelp 0.12-23.el5_9 Fixed

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Michal Zalewski as the original reporter.

External References

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