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AW: Security issue in Microsoft Outlook
From: "Aufmuth Andreas" <Andreas_Aufmuth () vogel-medien de>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 08:36:21 +0200

Doenst't work on Outlook 2003 with Text-Mails only

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Von: Bakchodiya [mailto:bakchodiya () yahoo com] 
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 18. Mai 2005 22:28
An: bugtraq () securityfocus com
Cc: full-disclosure () lists grok org uk
Betreff: Security issue in Microsoft Outlook

An issue has been discovered in MS Outlook (All
Versions) where anyone can fake a URL & send it

How does it work:

Lets compose an email in MS Outlook, lets type

http://www.cybertrion.com & put a space after it to
make it a link. Now put your cursor just before
cybertrion & type any URL for eg: 
http://www.foo-labs.info now send it to anyone. The
receiver will see the URL as http://www.foo-labs.info
but when he clicks on it it will directly take him to

I am not sure how critical this is but it can fool
alot of people & result in download of a virus.

For more details and Discovered by:
Cybertrion Systems,

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