A weakness has been discovered in Firefox, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose system information.
This may reportedly also be exploited to disclose the full path to the user's profile via errors thrown in installed extensions.
The weakness has been confirmed in version 18.104.22.168. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 22.214.171.124.
Provided and/or discovered by: Originally discovered by Martin Hassman and reported to public mailing lists by milw0rm.
Original Advisory: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=267645
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Subject: Firefox Exception Handling Full Path Disclosure Weakness
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