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Re: Use Cases and Requirements for Saving Files Securely

From: Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 09:32:30 +0100
To: "Doug Schepers" <schepers@w3.org>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>, public-device-apis@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.u2710gt5byn2jm@galactica>
On Mon, 02 Nov 2009 21:48:58 +0100, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:

> Please send in use cases, requirements, concerns, and concrete  
> suggestions about the general topic (regardless of your opinion about my  
> suggestion).

One concern: There are historical vulnerabilities, such as  
<URL:http://secunia.com/advisories/10968/> wherein a system could be  
compromised by the user navigating to a folder containing a malicious  
file, using the system's default file navigator.

Arve Bersvendsen

Opera Software ASA, http://www.opera.com/
Received on Wednesday, 11 November 2009 08:33:16 UTC

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