17-Year-Old Weakness in Firefox Let HTML File Steal Other Files From Device
Meh... I'm not going to worry too much about this. Mozilla doesn't even seem concerned. We'll see...
Firefox Browser Hack Uses 17yr Old Vulnerability
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Posted 05 July 2019 - 10:45 AM
Since I rarely download html files, my risk is very low. I wonder what the fake button looks like.
For a successful execution of this attack, attackers are required to trick victims into downloading and opening a malicious HTML file on the Firefox web browser and click on a fake button to trigger the exploit.
Rather than save web pages as html, I tend to save bookmarks of the web pages.
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