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Re: [vox-tech] New phishing vulnerability
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Re: [vox-tech] New phishing vulnerability

On Thu, 2003-12-11 at 15:47, Larry Ozeran wrote:
> At 11:25 PM 12/9/03 -0600, you wrote:
> >> I use old browsers. MSIE 5.50 and Netscape 4.77 both work OK for me.
> >> (i.e. http://www.microsoft.com%01@zapthedingbat.com/security/ex01/vun2.htm
> >> displays on the address line for both)
> >
> <snip>
> >On IE 5.0 on Windows, there was nothing after http://www.microsoft.com ...
> and actually, if I go into the URL bar on IE and type
> http://www.microsoft.com, I will see in the history, almost the same link I
> see in Mozilla, except with the %01 replaced by a box (standard unprintable
> character)
> On IE 5.5 in Windows, I get the full address. Maybe MS fixed it in 5.5,
> then for some reason unfixed in 6.0?

You can't replicate the problem by just pasting the link above into your address
bar. You need to access the link from here:


Press the "Test Exploit" button.

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R. Douglas Barbieri

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