Another firefox security bug

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Zipper, Nov 24, 2006.

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    Shane, Nov 24, 2006
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  3. Mark Robinson, Nov 24, 2006
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    Zipper, Nov 24, 2006
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    Mark Robinson wrote:
    > Shane wrote:
    >> Zipper wrote:
    >>> http://www.rlslog.net/firefox-passwords-security-problem/

    >> wasnt this on /. like yesterday?

    >
    > and isn't that the bug that affects IE too ?


    Yes

    "Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is also vulnerable to RCSR attack, added
    Chapin, although circumstances make it less likely that attackers will
    exploit the bug in IE."
     
    Zipper, Nov 24, 2006
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    GraB, Nov 24, 2006
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  7. In message <>, GraB wrote:

    > On Fri, 24 Nov 2006 16:45:19 +1300, Zipper <> wrote:
    >
    >>http://www.rlslog.net/firefox-passwords-security-problem/

    >
    > Well, I never save passwords, ever, in any browser, e-mail or dial-up,
    > ever.


    My first thought was, "very wise". Then I realized that there is at least
    one exception: my ADSL router saves my account logon password.
     
    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Nov 24, 2006
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    jasen, Nov 24, 2006
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  9. In message <ek6ah4$p2h$-a-geek.org>, jasen wrote:

    > On 2006-11-24, Shane <-a-geek.net> wrote:
    >> Zipper wrote:
    >>
    >>> http://www.rlslog.net/firefox-passwords-security-problem/

    >>
    >> wasnt this on /. like yesterday?

    >
    > I noticed today that a new version of Mozilla is available for Debian.
    > I wonder if it's related?


    I gather Debian are switching from Firefox to Iceweasel
    <http://packages.debian.org/cgi-bin/search_packages.pl?searchon=names&version=all&exact=1&keywords=mozilla-firefox>.
     
    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Nov 24, 2006
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