User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de-AT; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de-AT; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007 If downloading file.tgz with right click and "Save as" Mozilla wants to save it as "file.tgz.GZ", if downloading with left click and then "Save to Disk" Mozilla wants to save it as "file.tgz.TAR". This bug may touch Bug 229787 "Downloading PDF file defaults to HTML extension and resulting file won't open in acrobat" and Bug 181029 "chimera adds .txt to a file without being asked". Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Go to http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/jboss/jboss-3.2.3.tgz?use_mirror=heanet 2. Right or left click on link and see wrong file-extension Actual Results: Wrong File-Extension is added Expected Results: Do not add any additional file-extension
1.5? Please test something like a recent build... I believe Christian fixed this since 1.5.
yes, I believe this is fixed. please test with 1.7a or something
no respone from reporter for 3 months. Resolving as WFM. Reporter, please reopen if you still see this with a recent Moz build.
I didn't had a Mozilla version greater 1.5 installed before, therefore no response from me. I've now tested it with Mozilla 1.6: Downloading with left click and then "Save to Disk" still doesn't work properly. Mozilla adds now .GZ as extension -> file.tgz.GZ Can anyone test this with 1.7 RC3?
works for me... What do you have for application handlers, specifically x/tar? Can you try with a blank test profile?
I changed to another Un-/Compression-Tool therefore the left click and "Save to Disk" worked now properly. After unregistering .TAR, .GZ, .TGZ Mozilla saves the File correctly as .TGZ. So the question is why does Mozilla 1.6. something with the Application Handler even if you only want to save the file and not open it with the linked application.
Officially i should dupe this, but i don't have the original one handy, so i'm marking it wfm, per your comment 5. As to your Q: My guess is that the application handler got horked due to a temporary bug and then remained horked. This was then fixed as remarked by comment 1 and not a problem anymore for newer builds/unhorked installations.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
Checked with Mozilla 1.7 Final, same behaviour. Mozilla adds an additional extension. I consider this as a Security-Bug, as someone may be able to abuse this to force arbitrary file-extensions (like exe) and therefore vote to change Severity to critical.
Status: RESOLVED → UNCONFIRMED
Resolution: WORKSFORME → ---
(In reply to comment #8) > I consider this as a Security-Bug, as someone may be able to > abuse this to force arbitrary file-extensions (like exe) and > therefore vote to change Severity to critical. Can you try to install 1.7 final in a completely empty folder? Then start Mozilla the mozilla profile manager and create a blank test profile. Can you then try to reproduce this with the new test profile and the vanilla mozilla?
Same problem with a vanilla Mozilla 1.7 Installation. BTW, Step 0 for Reproducibility would be to have a (Un)-Compression Programm installed. See Comment #6.
Severity: normal → enhancement
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Summary: Mozilla adds wrong additional file-extension when downloading files → Mozilla adds wrong file-extension when downloading files (save as)
I guess your "gulity" (un)compress utility uses the same Content-type for tgz/gz or so (see Bug 147679). Reporter, what are your registry entries (run regedit from Start -> Run) for ... value of "Content Type" entry: HKCR\.tar HKCR\.tgz HKCR\.gz value of "Extension" entry for the 1-3 above located content types: HKCR\MIME\Database\Content Type\[your_content_type_for_ext] HKCR = HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT
Sorry for the delay, I've got no E-Mail from Bugzilla about the new commenct. There are no Content-Type entries in HKCR\.tar, HKCR\.tgz, HKCR\.gz. All have the value "IZArc" (that's the name of the un/compress-programm) And HKCR\MIME\Database\Content Type\IZArc does therefore not exist. However, I'll get an eye on Bug 147679
how about HKCR\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-tar ? what's its value?
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-tar] "Extension"=".tar"
Is the same as Bug 90490?
Assignee: download → nobody
Component: Download & File Handling → File Handling
Product: SeaMonkey → Core
QA Contact: file-handling
Component: File Handling → File Handling
Product: Core → Firefox
Version: Trunk → unspecified
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