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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5544

Visual truncation vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 allows remote attackers to spoof the address bar and possibly conduct phishing attacks via a malicious URL containing non-breaking spaces (%A0), which causes the address bar to omit some characters from the URL.
Publish Date : 2006-10-26 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.4
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-5544

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 7.0 Vista Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 1

- References For CVE-2006-5544

http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2006/10/26/ie-address-bar-issue.aspx
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017122
SECTRACK 1017122
http://www.osvdb.org/30022
OSVDB 30022
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/449917/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061025 IE7 status: 8 days after release, 3 unfixed issues
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/29827
XF ie-popup-addressbar-spoofing(29827)
http://secunia.com/advisories/22542
SECUNIA 22542
http://secunia.com/internet_explorer_7_popup_address_bar_spoofing_test/
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/347188
CERT-VN VU#347188
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20728
BID 20728 Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 Popup Window Address Bar Spoofing Weakness Release Date:2006-10-31

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5544

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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