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RE: Security issue in Microsoft Outlook
From: "Keenan Smith" <kc_smith () clark net>
Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 13:46:21 -0400

I was not able to duplicate this.  

Typing over the existing URL replaced both the displayed and link text.

Could anyone else duplicate?

Keenan

-----Original Message-----
From: Bakchodiya [mailto:bakchodiya () yahoo com] 
Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2005 4:28 PM
To: bugtraq () securityfocus com
Cc: full-disclosure () lists grok org uk
Subject: Security issue in Microsoft Outlook


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

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
http://www.cybertrion.com

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,
http://www.cybertrion.com


                
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