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Re: help:// protocol in Windows XP Prof
From: NETKOJI (netkojipoczta.onet.pl)
Date: Wed Jul 07 2004 - 17:16:55 CDT
Bartosz Kwitkowski wrote:
> There is funny thing in Internet Explorer 6.0 - Windows XP Professional (fully patched).
> When you are writing address in IE you can replace http:// by help://
> http://wb.pl/bartosz = help://wb.pl/bartosz
> and than hit <ENTER>... Page will open...
> help://www.securityfocus.com - looks funny, isn't? :-)
> when IE opens page changes help:// to http://
> BUT, BUT,
> when you are create hyperlink <a href="help://wb.pl/bartosz">check</a>
> it won't work - IE says syntax error...
> I'm trying to exploit this...
> Best regards,
> Bartosz Kwitkowski
The same 'bug' applies to all other IE browsers below 6.0 (Win98SE and
Win2K). Doesn't look like anything dangerous to me though...