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Re: Firefox focus stealing vulnerability (possibly other browsers)
From: Ben Bucksch <news () bucksch org>
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2007 23:35:46 +0100

Michal Zalewski wrote:
And it's not really that much of an issue: disallow script-assisted
focusing on file input fields, or a) prevent event target from being
changed in onKeyDown (this is what MSIE does) + b) prevent scripts from
reading file input field value (really no reason for them to).
  


Good ideas.

I really hate to duplicate or relay discussion, but bz says in the bug 
that this has already been fixed on the trunk. You can't type *at all* 
in file input fields there, only use the File Open dialog, as I 
understood him.

I hope this fixes it once and for all. (Yes, this is a teaser. ;-) )

Ben

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