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From: Jay D. Dyson (jdysontreachery.net)
Date: Sat Feb 26 2005 - 11:53:29 CST
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On Fri, 26 Feb 2005, Paul wrote:
> A minor security vulnerability exists in the way that Firefox handles
> cross-domain image dragging. Dragging an image into the address bar will
> url and the page to be navigated from is in a different domain than the
> page on which the image is shown. This may potentially allow attackers
> to steal cookies, etc.
Just one question: what could possibly compel someone to drag a
broken image into their browser's location bar? I'm not trying to be a
wiseguy. I'm honestly puzzled as to why anyone would take an obviously
broken image and drag it into the browser location bar.
Side note: the behavior you describe is the same if one
> User Reccomendations:
> Do not drag images into the address bar.
they can also be dragged into the location bar.
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