Firefox Recovery Key.html is saved with unsafe permission
- January 31, 2012
- magicant starmen
- Firefox, SeaMonkey
- Fixed in
- Firefox 10
- SeaMonkey 2.7
magicant starmen reported that if a user chooses to export their Firefox Sync key the "Firefox Recovery Key.html" file is saved with incorrect permissions, making the file contents potentially readable by other users on Linux and OS X systems.
Firefox 3.6 is not affected by this vulnerability.