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Firefox Script-generated Download Prompt Bypass

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100051

Firefox before 1.0 does not properly distinguish between user-generated and synthetic click events which allows remote attackers to use Javascript to bypass the file download prompt when the user uses the Alt-click feature.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows NT
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-0145
Product(s):
  • Mozilla Firefox