Bug 69218 - does not support option for blocking images in mail
does not support option for blocking images in mail
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: mozilla (Show other bugs)
1.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Christopher Blizzard
Ben Levenson
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Blocks: 67218
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Reported: 2002-07-18 23:56 EDT by ellson
Modified: 2007-03-26 23:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-07-21 00:22:04 EDT
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Description ellson 2002-07-18 23:56:19 EDT
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):
mozilla-1.0.1-9.i386.rpm

How Reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. edit->preferences->privacy&security->images
2.      set "do not load images in Mail & Newsgroup messages"
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Actual Results:
Doesn't work in 1.0.1-9

Expected Results:
Close security hole.

Additional Information:
Comment 1 ellson 2002-07-19 08:03:16 EDT
The Mozilla bug report for this is at:

    http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28327
Comment 2 Christopher Blizzard 2002-07-22 15:20:50 EDT
Fixed in rawhide builds.

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