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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   KDE Konqueror Vendors:
(KDE Issues Patches) KDE Konqueror 'data:' URL Display Bug Lets Remote Users Spoof the Address Bar
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018580
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-3820   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Sep 14 2007
Original Entry Date:  Aug 16 2007
Impact:   Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.5.7
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in KDE Konqueror. A remote user can spoof the URL address bar.

The browser does not properly display the contents of the URL bar when rendering 'data:' URLs. A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will redirect the browser to a web page that will display an arbitrary URL in the address bar.

Robert Swiecki reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can spoof the URL address bar contents.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following patches, available at:

For 3.5.7 and newer:

e15d6b5580c5a20ab935f8e553d113e0 post-3.5.7-kdebase-konqueror-2.diff
4c0fb2576875ded606f276421fc49752 post-3.5.7-kdelibs-kdecore-2.diff

For 3.4.2 and newer:

d9a07e8d9a138ef9da90b7af8e35d977 post-3.4.2-kdebase-konqueror.diff

On September 14, 2007, the above listed patches were released as part of an updated advisory, issued to replace the original advisory.

The new KDE advisory is available at:

The original KDE advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jul 16 2007 KDE Konqueror 'data:' URL Display Bug Lets Remote Users Spoof the Address Bar

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