A vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox may allow a remote attacker to install malicious code on or read protected information from a vulnerable system.
The Firefox web browser features the ability to open a hyperlink in the "search" web panel. Firefox fails to perform adequate security checks on links opened in the web panel. According to the Mozilla advisory on this issue:
A remote attacker may be able to install malicious code on or read protected information from a vulnerable system.
Thanks to the Mozilla Foundation for reporting this vulnerability. The Mozilla Foundation, in turn, credits Kohei Yoshino with reporting this issue to them.
|Date First Published:||2005-04-20|
|Date Last Updated:||2005-12-22 19:47 UTC|