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Re: internet-explorer: bug or feature?
From: Andrew Clover <and-bugtraq () doxdesk com>
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2004 22:03:25 +0100
<ko5 () hush com> wrote:
> a small alert popps up and says me '*plopp*', so it seems, that i can
> inject any code i want.
Originally reported here:
This was eventually fixed in IE6 SP1, after it was discovered that due
to a parsing error this could be abused to execute in the security
context of any target domain.
> i am not sure if its what the 'about:'-construct is for
It was just another random pointless feature. IE has a lot of these.
Sometimes they prove a security liability and very occasionally they get
removed, but no-one seems to have thought of not including them in the
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