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Mozilla Double Download .lnk Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100037

Firefox before 1.0.1 and Mozilla before 1.7.6 allows remote malicious web sites to overwrite arbitrary files by tricking the user into downloading a .LNK (link) file twice which overwrites the file that was referenced in the first .LNK file.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows NT
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-0587
Product(s):
  • Mozilla Thunderbird
  • Mozilla Firefox
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