Phishing using IE7 local resource vulnerability

2007.03.21
Credit: avivra
Risk: Low
Local: Yes
Remote: No
CWE: CWE-79


CVSS Base Score: 4.3/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Medium
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: None

Summary Internet Explorer 7.0 is vulnerable to cross-site scripting in one of its local resources. In combination with a design flaw in this specific local resource it is possible for an attacker to easily conduct phishing attacks against IE7 users. Affected versions . Windows Vista - Internet Explorer 7.0 . Windows XP - Internet Explorer 7.0 Workaround / Suggestion Until Microsoft fixes this vulnerability, do not trust the "Navigation Canceled" page! Technical Details and Proof-of-Concept Can be found here: http://aviv.raffon.net/2007/03/14/PhishingUsingIE7LocalResourceVulnerabi lity .aspx


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