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MFSA2005-37 Firefox: Code execution through javascript: favicons

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MFSA2005-37 Firefox: Code execution through javascript: favicons

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/21/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/21/2013
Modified
01/30/2015

Description

Firefox and the Mozilla Suite support custom "favicons" through the <LINK rel="icon"> tag. If a link tag is added to the page programmatically and a javascript: url is used, then script will run with elevated privileges and could run or install malicious software.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-1_0_3

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