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Improper Input Validation


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


Mozilla Firefox 2.0, possibly only when running on Windows, allows remote attackers to bypass the Phishing Protection mechanism by representing an IP address in (1) dotted-hex, (2) dotted-octal, (3) single decimal integer, (4) single hex integer, or (5) single octal integer format, which is not captured by the blacklist filter.

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CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.


Advisory Timeline

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