Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.6 and SeaMonkey do not block links to the
(1) about:plugins and (2) about:config URIs from .desktop files, which
allows user-assisted remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy
and execute arbitrary code with chrome privileges via vectors
involving the URL field in a Desktop Entry section of a .desktop file,
related to representation of about: URIs as jar:file:// URIs. NOTE:
this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-4582.
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