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The Age: URL Parsing Flaw Not Confined to IE

Dec 12, 2003, 18:15 (34 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

"A vulnerability wherein Internet Explorer displays the contents of one web site while showing a different, incorrect, address in the browser address bar, is not confined to IE but also affects version 0.7 of the Mozilla Firebird browser, according to a security analyst from Secure Data Group.

"Ben Robson said members of the security communirty had found that all users of Internet Explorer 6, Outlook Express 6 and Mozilla Firebird 0.7--the last-named on both Linux and Windows--were affected by this vulnerability..."

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