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Mozilla Firefox Image Dragging Code Execution Vulnerability

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Mozilla Firefox Image Dragging Code Execution Vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/02/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/28/2005
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Firefox 1.0 does not prevent the user from dragging an executable file to the desktop when it has an image/gif content type but has a dangerous extension such as .bat or .exe, which allows remote attackers to bypass the intended restriction and execute arbitrary commands via malformed GIF files that can still be parsed by the Windows batch file parser, aka "firedragging."

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-1_0_1
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-latest

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