Bug 69218 - does not support option for blocking images in mail
Summary: does not support option for blocking images in mail
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: mozilla   
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Version: 1.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Christopher Blizzard
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
Keywords: Security
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Blocks: 67218
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-07-19 03:56 UTC by ellson
Modified: 2007-03-27 03:54 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-07-21 04:22:04 UTC
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Description ellson 2002-07-19 03:56:19 UTC
Description of Problem:
The option to block images in email from
remote sites is not working.    This hole is being actively used by spammers to
identify working email addresses.

The problem has been fixed in recent mozilla nightlies.  Please
upgrade asap.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How Reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. edit->preferences->privacy&security->images
2.      set "do not load images in Mail & Newsgroup messages"

Actual Results:
Doesn't work in 1.0.1-9

Expected Results:
Close security hole.

Additional Information:

Comment 1 ellson 2002-07-19 12:03:16 UTC
The Mozilla bug report for this is at:


Comment 2 Christopher Blizzard 2002-07-22 19:20:50 UTC
Fixed in rawhide builds.

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