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Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2010-32

Title: Content-Disposition: attachment ignored if Content-Type: multipart also present
Impact: Moderate
Announced: June 22, 2010
Reporter: Ilja van Sprundel
Products: Firefox, SeaMonkey

Fixed in: Firefox 3.6.4
  Firefox 3.5.10
  SeaMonkey 2.0.5

Description

Security researcher Ilja van Sprundel of IOActive reported that the Content-Disposition: attachment HTTP header was ignored when Content-Type: multipart was also present. This issue could potentially lead to XSS problems in sites that allow users to upload arbitrary files and specify a Content-Type but rely on Content-Disposition: attachment to prevent the content from being displayed inline.

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