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Another IE Spoofing Flaw

Filed under: April 07, 2006

Secunia has an advisory about a new security problem with microsofts Internet Explorer browser.

Hai Nam Luke has discovered a vulnerability in Internet Explorer, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct phishing attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to a race condition in the loading of web content and Macromedia Flash Format files (“.swf”) in browser windows. This can be exploited to spoof the address bar in a browser window showing web content from a malicious web site.

Read the full advisory here, you can also check if your browser is vulnerable here.