Check Point Advisories

Mozilla Firefox Certificate Spoofing (CVE-2004-0763)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2004-161
Date Published: 19 Nov 2009
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: Sunday 26 November, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2004-0763
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Mozilla Firefox 0.9.1
Mozilla Firefox 0.9.2
Vulnerability Description A certificate spoofing vulnerability exists in Mozilla Firefox. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to impersonate and present itself as a legitimate host.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Mozilla Firefox Certificate Spoofing (CVE-2004-0763) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Mozilla Firefox Certificate Spoofing (CVE-2004-0763)

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