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MFSA2008-09 Firefox: Mishandling of locally-saved plain text files (CVE-2008-0592)

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MFSA2008-09 Firefox: Mishandling of locally-saved plain text files (CVE-2008-0592)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/08/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/14/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.12 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.8 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a plain .txt file with a "Content-Disposition: attachment" and an invalid "Content-Type: plain/text," which prevents Firefox from rendering future plain text files within the browser.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-2_0_0_12

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