Another 1x1 pixel vulnerability

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Another 1x1 pixel vulnerability

Post by morganism » Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:37 pm

Maybe these 1x1 pixel sets should just automatically be blocked at the browser level.
I find them in most saved pages when i am stripping out chaff
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Re: Another 1x1 pixel vulnerability

Post by barbaz » Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:43 pm

Yep, this type of thing is one of the reasons why I use tools like ABE and µMatrix to set up restrictions on cross-site requests to and from this board.
*Always* check the changelogs BEFORE updating that important software!

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Re: Another 1x1 pixel vulnerability

Post by Thrawn » Mon Mar 14, 2016 12:25 am

So...if I'm reading correctly, the significance of the BBCode was the ability to match the client data (which could be collected by anyone who can post an image link) to a username?
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