Closed Bug 230711 Opened 19 years ago Closed 19 years ago

Mozilla URL spoofing vulnerability

Categories

(SeaMonkey :: General, defect)

x86
Windows 2000
defect
Not set
critical

Tracking

(Not tracked)

VERIFIED DUPLICATE of bug 228176

People

(Reporter: fabiohfs, Unassigned)

Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007

The press is warning about a Internet Explorer URL vulnerability, however i got
the same vulnerability in the Mozilla.
The vulnerability is caused when including the "%01" and "%00" URL encoded
representations after the username and right before the "@" character in an URL.
See http://security.openwares.org about detailed information.



Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a simple html file.
2. Put <A HREF="
http://www.trusted_site.com%01%00@malicious_site.com/malicious.html">Trusted</A>
3. Put the mouse over this link and see the status line.
Actual Results:  
The status line don´t show complete URL.

Expected Results:  
The status line should show complete URL.

See http://security.openwares.org about details from this vulnerability.
this is fixed in pre-1.6 builds:
http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/mozilla/nightly/latest-1.6/

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 228176 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 19 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Product: Browser → Seamonkey
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