Bug 468397 - (CVE-2008-4723) CVE-2008-4723 firefox: remote arbitrary web script or HTML injection via an ftp:// URL
CVE-2008-4723 firefox: remote arbitrary web script or HTML injection via an f...
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Security Response
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Reported: 2008-10-24 11:09 EDT by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2009-01-21 16:27 EST (History)
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2008-10-24 11:09:30 EDT
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2008-4723 to
the following vulnerability:

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox
3.0.1 through 3.0.3 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web
script or HTML via an ftp:// URL for an HTML document within a (1)
JPG, (2) PDF, or (3) TXT file. NOTE: the provenance of this
information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third
party information.

Affected Firefox versions: 3.0.1 through 3.0.3

References: 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31855/info
Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2008-10-24 11:10:34 EDT
PoC: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31855/exploit
Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2009-01-21 16:27:35 EST
This is not a security issue.  Firefox is properly handling the FTP URL and displaying the content returned.

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