Multiple Browsers - Address bar Characters

EDB-ID:

11426

CVE:

N/A


Platform:

Multiple

Published:

2010-02-12

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# Securitylab.ir
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# Application Info:
# Name: Internet Explorer
# Version: 8.0
# Other tested browsers that also automatically convert "\" to "/":
# - Firefox v3.6
# - Google Chrome 4.0.249.78 (36714)
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Vulnerability: (IE address bar characters into a small feature)
My IE 8 on the address bar will automatically enter the url of the "\" (0x5c) transformed into "/" (0x2f)
Example: www.securitylab.ir<http://www.securitylab.ir> \ a Converted www.securitylab.ir/a<http://www.securitylab.ir/a>
Recently found that some phishing sites take advantage of this feature to bypass some security checks, it is hereby to be a mark
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# Discoverd By: Pouya Daneshmand
# Website: http://securitylab.ir
# Contacts: admin[at]securitylab.ir & whh_iran[AT]yahoo.com
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