From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.8+) Gecko/20020222 BuildID: 2002022214 I am running a localhost-only webserver that provides a web interface to a documentation index. Given a search term, it returns a list of file:// urls corresponding to matching files. Clicking on these links is a no-op -- absolutely nothing happens. Users who want access to this service must currently use another browser. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Write a cgi script. 2. Connect to it at http://localhost/path/to/cgi/script 3. Try to click on a file:// url.
users who want to use this service should turn off this security check: user_pref("security.checkloaduri", false); *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 84128 ***