[Standards] XHTML <img/> presence leak
kevin at kismith.co.uk
Tue Mar 6 08:59:20 UTC 2007
On 5 Mar 2007, at 20:45, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Does this text address the concern?
> "Because images served on the Internet may contain malicious
> instructions or software code and may enable the entity serving the
> image to determine the network availability of the requesting
> entity, an implementation MAY choose not to show images but instead
> show only the 'alt' text or to not fetch images offered by entities
> that are not authorized to view the user's presence."
Looks like it to me.
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