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Re: [vox-tech] New phishing vulnerability

On Fri, Dec 12, 2003 at 12:52:07AM -0800, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> Ah - here we go :)
> New IE Bug Hides Real Site Address
>     from the can't-blame-the-user-for-this-one dept.
>     posted by michael on Thursday December 11, @08:37 (ie)
>     http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=03/12/11/1319212

Reading the comments turned up something even scarier (when combined with this). First, I found out how to put the 0x01 directly in the html with a &#1. Second, there's a bug in both IE and Mozilla (just tested with 1.5.whatever's latest in Debian Sid) that nothing after a %00 will show up in the status bar. Combine the two, and (in IE) nothing after the username shows up in either the status bar or the URL bar.


The "Click me" link points to http://www.paypal.com&#1%00@wizardstower.net but on IE I see nothing after .com, and on Moz I see nothing after the 0x01 character (showing as one of those funky 'unknown character' type boxes)
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