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Mozilla Firefox Favicon Code Execution Vulnerability

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) May 01, 2005 July 27, 2005 February 12, 2015

Description

Certain versions of Mozilla Firefox do not properly implement the 'favicon' feature. As a result, a malicious web page can use a "<LINK rel="icon">" tag to execute Javascript in a privileged context and run arbitrary code.

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References

Solution

mozilla-firefox-upgrade-1_0_3

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