Browser Auth Pishing Attack with embedded images

Won’t fix Issue #1329392


Jan 12, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

Vulnerability Test Case

For example i have here an image that can be used on any site - It will ask you for authentication when the image try to load.
The image is generated by a server side PHP script and can therefore grab and save your credentials to a database or whatever.
Don’t panic, this image is for demonstration only and does not log any credentials, i’m a white hat.

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A external demonstration page where you see it in action

Expected Results:

Never ask for auth windows in embedded images or other embedded stuff.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Tony S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Tony S.” to “John H.”

      Changed Assigned To from “John H.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

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