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Mozilla Image Spoofing Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100033

Firefox 1.0 does not prevent the user from dragging an executable file to the desktop when it has an image/gif content type but has a dangerous extension such as .bat or .exe which allows remote attackers to bypass the intended restriction and execute arbitrary commands via malformed GIF files that can still be parsed by the Windows batch file parser aka "firedragging."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows NT
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-0230
Product(s):
  • Mozilla Thunderbird
  • Mozilla Firefox
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