Bug 133018 - Confusing privilege request dialog
Confusing privilege request dialog
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: mozilla (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Christopher Blizzard
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2004-09-20 18:03 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-21 22:33:47 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2004-09-20 18:03:15 EDT
Signed scripts requesting enhanced abilities could construct the
request in a way that led to a confusing grant dialog, possibly
fooling the user into thinking the privilege requested was
inconsequential while actually obtaining explicit permission to run
and install software.

Workaround: Never grant enhanced abilities of any kind to untrusted
web pages.

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Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2004-09-20 18:26:43 EDT
This issue is going to be RHSA-2004:486.
Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2004-09-21 22:33:47 EDT
This issue doesn't affect our mozilla.

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