Internet Explorer Address Bar Spoofing Vulnerability

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by gerardwil, Aug 16, 2004.

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  1. gerardwil

    gerardwil Registered Member

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    Liu Die Yu has discovered a vulnerability in Internet Explorer, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to conduct phishing attacks against a user.

    NOTE: Currently known attack vectors do not work on Windows XP systems with SP2 applied.

    http://secunia.com/advisories/12304/

    You can test your browser via the link on this page.
     
  2. Rita

    Rita Infrequent Poster

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    hello Gerardwil
    thanks for the link i tested my browser and it wasnt vulnerable.
    have a good day
    rita
     
  3. zcv

    zcv Registered Member

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    Proxomitron will stop it as well.

    Regards - Charles
     
  4. xmp

    xmp Guest

    argh. i have win 98 se, ie 6 sp1 with full patches. with the demo, yahoo.com popped up in bar, then it triggered a flood of windows. it appears to partially work, but i had to close IE.

    i'll download the JS and look at it.
     
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