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Microsoft Internet Explorer ImageMap URL Spoof Vulnerability

From: Kurczaba Associates advisories (advisorieskurczaba.com)
Date: Mon May 17 2004 - 13:14:32 CDT


Microsoft Internet Explorer ImageMap URL Spoof Vulnerability

http://www.kurczaba.com/securityadvisories/0405132.htm
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Vulnerability ID Number:
0405132

Overview:
A vulnerability has been found in Microsoft Internet Explorer. A
specially coded ImageMap can be used to spoof the URL displayed in the
lower, left hand corner of the browser.

Vendor:
Microsoft (http://www.microsoft.com)

Affected Systems/Configuration:
The versions affected by this vulnerability are Microsoft Internet
Explorer 5 and 6.

Vulnerability/Exploit:
An ImageMap can be used to spoof the URL displayed in the lower, left
hand of the browser. View the "Proof of Concept" example for details.

Workaround:
None so far.

Proof of Concept:
http://www.kurczaba.com/securityadvisories/0405132poc.htm

Date Discovered:
May 13, 2004

Severity:
High

Credit:
Paul Kurczaba
Kurczaba Associates
http://www.kurczaba.com/