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Mozilla Firefox Favicon Code Execution Vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/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

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.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-1_0_3
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-latest

References

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-1_0_3
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-latest

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