novel misdirected URL not reported, and remains hidden

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

MailNews Core
Security
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major
RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
10 years ago

People

(Reporter: john ruskin, Assigned: (not reading, please use seth@sspitzer.org instead))

Tracking

Trunk
x86
Windows 98

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Reporter)

Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040616
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040616

a novel URL Misdirection, which appears to work around the reporting of the
actual URL was received by me.

This method uses an image map, with an embeded A HREF, but also has a mapped
deviant URL which doesn't show in the "reported url" line at the bottom, and is
the real URL.

A cut/paste into composer also shows that this error would appear if on a web
page.  I could not, however, duplicate the full view inside of composer of the
image to further test.

note: to an observant user, the whole image points to the misdirected URL in
this example, which should raise a red flag.

browser and mail program [either Moz or Firebird/cameo should catch this, but i
don't know who all to pass this on to.  [outlook also misreports this error]

this was the source for the particular eMail which raised this error:

<html><p><font face="Arial"><A
HREF="https://web.da-us.citibank.com/signin/scripts/Iogin2/user_setup.jsp"><map
name="FPMap0"><area coords="0, 0, 610, 275" shape="rect"
href="http://%36%34%2E%31%36%33%2E%31%39%30%2E%31%35%34:%34%39%30%33/%63%69%74/%69%6E%64%65%78%2E%68%74%6D"></map>
<img SRC="cid:part1.09020507.04010201@users-support02@citibank.com" border="0"
usemap="#FPMap0"></A></a></font></p><p><font color="#FFFFF8">Texas Saturday Brad
Pitt Ampland Linux Groundhog Day </font></p></html>


Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
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Product: MailNews → Core
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
Product: Core → MailNews Core
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