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Firefox Wallpaper Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100011

Firefox 1.0.3 and 1.0.4 and Netscape 8.0.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by tricking the user into using the "Set As Wallpaper" (in Firefox) or "Set as Background" (in Netscape) context menu on an image URL that is really a javascript: URL with an eval statement aka "Firewalling."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows NT
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-2262
Product(s):
  • Mozilla Firefox