Mozilla Browser Input Type HTML Tag Unauthorized Access

medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801229
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Synopsis

The remote host may be tricked into running an executable file.

Description

The remote host is using a vulnerable version of Mozilla, an open-source web browser. It is reported that Mozilla versions prior 1.7.1 present an issue in the INPUT tag. An attacker may craft a malicious web page that may secretly upload files readable by the victim on a remote computer.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.