Microsoft Internet Explorer is reported prone to a URI obfuscation weakness.
This issue may be leveraged by an attacker to display false information in the status bar of an unsuspecting user, allowing an attacker to present web pages to users that seem to originate from a trusted location.
This vulnerability is reported to affect Internet Explorer 6, other versions might also be affected.
Update: A report regarding this issue has been disclosed specifying that Internet Explorer version 6.0.2900.2180 may not be affected, or may be affected in a different manner. Symantec has confirmed that version 6.0.2800.1106 of Internet Explorer is vulnerable to this weakness.
NOTE: It has been reported that this issue does not affect Internet Explorer for Apple Mac OS X.
Update: Internet Explorer version 6.0.2900.2180 running on Windows XP SP2 is reportedly not vulnerable to this issue.