Firefox 1.0 does not prevent the user from dragging an executable file
to the desktop when it has an image/gif content type but has a
dangerous extension such as .bat or .exe, which allows remote
attackers to bypass the intended restriction and execute arbitrary
commands via malformed GIF files that can still be parsed by the
Windows batch file parser, aka "firedragging."
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