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Internet Explorer 7 Window Injection Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2006-10-30    Views:  94,044

Secunia Advisory SA22628

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Spoofing

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been discovered in Internet Explorer 7, 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:
SA13251

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 on a fully patched system with Internet Explorer 7.0 and Microsoft Windows XP SP2.


Solution:
Do not browse untrusted sites while browsing trusted sites.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Originally discovered by:
Secunia Research

Reported in Internet Explorer 7 by:
Per Gravgaard

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

Subject: Internet Explorer 7 Window Injection Vulnerability

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paulden75@commspeed.net RE: Internet Explorer 7 Window Injection Vulnerability
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Last edited on 24th Aug, 2010 20:33
The link http://secunia.com/multiple_browsers_window_inject...

does not work. I get a 404 error. I am running XP SP3, not SP2 as indicated in the document, but still get the insecure Explorer 7 message.
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s0n RE: Internet Explorer 7 Window Injection Vulnerability
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The link is broken. Why not fix it?
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