[FoRK] Greasemonkey unsecure?

Reese reese
Tue Jul 19 10:00:00 PDT 2005


I first heard about Greasemonkey on this list. This story popped
up on /. earlier.

Reese

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         Firefox Greasemonkey Extension Security Problem
Mozilla
Security
Posted by CmdrTaco on Tuesday July 19, @10:43AM
from the uninstall-it-now-man dept.
Mr2001 writes "A recent thread on the Greasemonkey mailing list suggests
that the popular Firefox extension is fatally insecure. It seems rogue
pages can read any file from your disk and send it to any site, using an
XmlHttpRequest. Time to uninstall GM?"



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