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iCab Window Injection Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2004-12-10    Last Update:  2005-06-22    Views:  15,256

Secunia Advisory SA13412

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Spoofing

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


Secunia Research has reported a vulnerability in iCab, which can be exploited by malicious people to spoof the content of websites.

The problem is that a website can inject content into another site's window if the target name of the window is known. This can e.g. be exploited by a malicious website to spoof the content of a pop-up window opened on a trusted website.

This is related to:
SA11978

Secunia has constructed a test, which can be used to check if your browser is affected by this issue:
http://secunia.com/multiple_browsers_window_injection_vulnerability_test/

The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 2.9.8. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
The vulnerability has been fixed in version 3.0 Beta.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Secunia Research

Original Advisory:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2004-13/advisory/

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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