User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0 When a META refresh tag appears in the body of an HTML document, and points to a URL containing an image, the image is loaded, even if "Load images" is unchecked in Options. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: In the instance in question with which I discovered this, a malicious user had injected an META refresh tag as the body of an ad appearing on a freebie giveaway site. Because the site was not properly filtering their input, the browser was redirected to a picture of a donkey (Could have been worse ;-) ). In trying to track down the cause of this behavior, I disabled "Load Images", but to no avail. The redirect took place anyway, which is to be expected, but the image should not have loaded.
The "Load Images" pref doesn't block loading images directly, so a redirect to an image isn't blocked either.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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