Re: [Full-disclosure] Konqueror: URL address bar spoofing vulnerabilities

From: Robert Swiecki <>
Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] Konqueror: URL address bar spoofing vulnerabilities

paraw wrote:

>> The first example uses setInterval() call with relatively small interval
>> value (e.g. 0) to change window.location property. A browser is
>> entrapped within the attacking web site while the user thinks that
>> browser actually left the page.
>> [...]
> Didn't really work on my computer. The content of the address bar could be seen changing
> continuously between and, probably in a way similar to what happens with Safari.

I tested this one with Konqueror 3.5.5 (on Debian Etch) and it worked
for me. Can anyone confirm or deny this?

>> Tested with Konqueror 3.5.7 on Linux 2.6
> Again, it didn't work. My address bar showed "", aligned to the right.

I suppose this behaviour is related to this patch

It seems to me that only patched konquerors are vulnerable :)

Robert Swiecki

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