Closed Bug 228540 Opened 19 years ago Closed 19 years ago

[bug-hacker] URL permits a "Phishing Scam" of password and personal data.

Categories

(SeaMonkey :: UI Design, defect)

x86
Windows XP
defect
Not set
critical

Tracking

(Not tracked)

VERIFIED DUPLICATE of bug 228176

People

(Reporter: hamacker, Assigned: aaronlev)

Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6b) Gecko/20031208
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6b) Gecko/20031208

This is a not bug, but one fail of http url.
Here in brazil, some crackers has been used a url feature of browsers, to do this :
http://www.bradesco.com.br%01%00@200.0.0.1/

in link of variety of fake mails to people think that is a true mail of bank (or
other financial agency) to phishing passwords and other personal data.
I dont know if there are solution to this problem, but I believe that in  short
time, so much crackers will be use this form to create fake URL.

Thanks a lot,


Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.open mozilla
2.type in URL : http://www.site.com%01%00@name-or-ip-addres-of-http-server/
3.Done. 

Actual Results:  
people can be deceived by a false URL.

Expected Results:  
deny access using this techinique.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 228176 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 19 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
v
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
-> XP aps
Component: Keyboard: Navigation → XP Apps
Product: Core → Mozilla Application Suite
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