Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
laziness, impatience, and hubris

Re: [OT] Perl Code Embedded in an Image

by diotalevi (Canon)
on Mar 31, 2005 at 14:01 UTC ( #443820=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to [OT] Perl Code Embedded in an Image

There's actually a related JavaScript security bug in Netscape 4.x about this. The text data is stored in a comment tag inside the image. When Netscape viewed the "About" page for the image, it also displayed the embedded comments. It didn't escape the input so any embedded JavaScript was then run in "local filesystem" context instead of "internet" context.

Comment on Re: [OT] Perl Code Embedded in an Image

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://443820]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others about the Monastery: (8)
As of 2015-11-29 15:01 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?

    What would be the most significant thing to happen if a rope (or wire) tied the Earth and the Moon together?

    Results (751 votes), past polls