New Search

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