Mozilla

Mozilla

Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2013-43

File input control has access to full path

Announced
May 14, 2013
Reporter
moz_bug_r_a4
Impact
Moderate
Products
Firefox
Fixed in
  • Firefox 21

Description

Mozilla security researcher moz_bug_r_a4 reported a mechanism to exploit the <input> control when set to the file type in order to get the full path. This can lead to information leakage and could be combined with other exploits to target attacks on the local file system.

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