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Mozilla favicons Code Execution Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100021

The favicon functionality in Firefox before 1.0.3 and Mozilla Suite before 1.7.7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a <LINK rel="icon"> tag with a javascript: URL in the href attribute aka "Firelinking."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows NT
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-1155
Product(s):
  • mozilla
  • Mozilla Firefox