There is a well known bug in W98 (probably some other versions too) that causes instant BSOD saying Exception 0E and usually leads to instant halt after few BSODs. In Mozilla ANY WEBPAGE ON THE NET (including URL entered in this bug-report) can exploit this, making Windows halt instantly. In addition to that it probably allows minimal security-hole: webpages can link images from user's harddrive, which might in some cases confuse user to think that the webpage can hack his personal files. Currently [img src="file://c|/con/con"] (with lt and gt instead of square-brackets, of course) on a webpage causes halt. Solution for this is to prevent linking to FILE://-URLs from webpages (except when the original webpage is actually loaded from user's HD).
oh come on. this is an extremely old bug and it only takes a few seconds to search for 'con/con' and find it. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 29079 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Sorry about dupe. I tried searching, but for some reason it didn't work at the moment.
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