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MFSA2006-41 Firefox: File stealing by changing input type (variant) (CVE-2006-2782)

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MFSA2006-41 Firefox: File stealing by changing input type (variant) (CVE-2006-2782)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/02/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/14/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Firefox 1.5.0.2 does not fix all test cases associated with CVE-2006-1729, which allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files by inserting the target filename into a text box, then turning that box into a file upload control.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-1_5_0_4

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