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Google Chrome MetaCharacter URI Obfuscation Vulnerability Nov 24 2008 04:53PM
Aditya K Sood (0kn0ck secniche org)
Advisory: Google Chrome MetaCharacter URI Obfuscation Vulnerability.

Version Affected: All
Chrome/0.2.149.30
Chrome/0.2.149.29
Chrome/0.2.149.27

Description:
Google chrome is vulnerable to URI Obfuscation vulnerability. An
attacker can easily
perform malicious redirection by manipulating the browser functionality.
The link can not
be traversed properly in status address bar.This could facilitate the
impersonation of
legitimate web sites in order to steal sensitive information from
unsuspecting users. The
URI specified with @ character with or without NULL character causes the
vulnerability.

Proof of Concept:
http://www.secniche.org/gcuri/index.html <http://www.secniche.org/gcuri>
http://evilfingers.com/advisory/index.php

Detection:
SecNiche confirmed this vulnerability affects Google Chrome on Microsoft
Windows
XP SP2 platform.The versions tested are:

Chrome/0.2.149.30
Chrome/0.2.149.29

Disclosure Timeline:
Disclosed: 24 November 2008
Release Date. 24 November ,2008

Vendor Response:
Reported to Google.

Credit:
Aditya K Sood

Disclaimer:
The information in the advisory is believed to be accurate at the time
of publishing based
on currently available information. Use of the information constitutes
acceptance for use
in an AS IS condition. There is no representation or warranties, either
express or implied
by or with respect to anything in this document, and shall not be liable
for any implied
warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or for
any indirect special
or consequential damages.

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