Re: Konqueror: URL address bar spoofing-vulnerabilities

From: Jonathan Smith <smithj@rpath.com>
To: Robert Swiecki <jagger@swiecki.net>
Cc: bugtraq@securityfocus.com,full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk
Subject: Re: Konqueror: URL address bar spoofing-vulnerabilities
Date:


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Robert Swiecki wrote:
 > The second one is based on the http URI scheme which allows embedding
> user/password parameters into it, i.e. http://user:password@domain.com.
> Such parameters can contain whitespaces, so the attack vector is quite
> obvious.
> 
> http://alt.swiecki.net/konq3.html
> 
> Tested with Konqueror 3.5.7 on Linux 2.6

This does interesting things to firefox as well. Specifically, it hangs
seemingly indefinably (with no cpu utilization). Tested with firefox-2.0.0.6 on
Foresight Linux (firefox=/foresight.rpath.org@fl:1-devel//1/2.0.0.6-1-1).

       smithj

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