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  1. Mozilla Firefox Security Flaws Exposed

    Posted by Bill Wallo on May 10, 2005 10:25 AM

    Well, if success breeds anything, among its chief
    offspring are critics, moochers looking for a handout,
    and people trying to exploit a weakness. In that regard,
    Mozilla's Firefox browser - frequently touted as a
    bulletproof application not prone to the security holes
    that have plagued Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser -
    is now seeing its code cracked and some security problems

    According to reports, new vulnerabilities with the
    program have been identified (this makes the fourth such
    incident in the span of three months). This latest round
    of coding flaws (called the "proof of concept" flaws) has
    been rated "extremely critical" by the Secunia security
    company, and could allow an attacker to convince the user
    he is downloading files from the Mozilla Foundation
    itself, for example, from sites like

    As interim fixes, Mozilla is encouraging users to either
    deactivate JavaScript or to set the brower to not accept
    installation of additional software, such as extensions
    or themes. Mozilla also plans to release a security
    update called Firefox 1.0.4.

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