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VULNERABILITIES - April 27, 2006

by Donna Buenaventura / April 27, 2006 1:37 AM PDT

Internet Explorer "mhtml:" Redirection Disclosure of Sensitive Information

Affected Software: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x

codedreamer has discovered a vulnerability in Internet Explorer, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the handling of redirections for URLs with the "mhtml:" URI handler. This can be exploited to access documents served from another web site.

Secunia has constructed a test, which is available at:

The vulnerability has been confirmed on a fully patched system with Internet Explorer 6.0 and Microsoft Windows XP SP2. Other versions may also be affected.

Solution: Disable active scripting support.


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Denial of service in HP StorageWorks Secure Path for Windows
by Marianna Schmudlach / April 27, 2006 2:22 AM PDT

- Denial of service in HP StorageWorks Secure Path for Windows -
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MADRID, April 27 2006 - HP has reported a vulnerability in HP StorageWorks Secure Path for Windows. The company has not offered information about the problem, and all that is known is that it lies in the HP StorageWorks Secure Path 4 for Windows agent, potentially allowing a remote attacker to crash the service.

HP has provided an update under the name Secure Path for Windows v4.0C-SP2, available at: http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/ProductRoot.jsp

To download this update, select the option "Download Drivers and Software", find "HP StorageWorks Secure Path for Windows" in "Search products", choose "HP StorageWorks Secure Path for Windows" from the list of results, choose an operating system from the list, and finally, select "Recommended Patch - Secure Path for Windows v4.0C-SP2", to download the patch.

The original HP advisory is available at:

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Marianna(or Other): Does This Hole & Patch Only Apply To...
by tobeach / April 29, 2006 4:29 PM PDT

Servers, corporate or any other. Not to, say, laptops?
Spent an hour chasing this patch 'til this idea dawned on me(Duh!):D

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Marianna is gone for a few days and
by roddy32 / April 29, 2006 9:25 PM PDT

I don't have time to chase the links for you. I would imagine that if you have HP Storage Works, then you should follow the links and apply the patch for your operating system. If you don't have HP Storage Works then I would not worry about it.

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Donna, I had to enable active scripting
by tom4561 / April 27, 2006 9:50 AM PDT

Tried to take the solution advice and disable, but my Hotmail account and this Cnet login account stopped working when I disabled active scripting. I'm afraid to take the vulnerability test in your message for fear I'll pick up a virus. Any thoughts? Tom.

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Tom, it is ONLY a TEST - nothing can happen.
by Marianna Schmudlach / April 27, 2006 9:57 AM PDT

my FF is not vulnerable Wink

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