Browsers feel the fuzz

Last month, security researcher HD Moore decided to write a simple program that would mangle the code found in Web pages and gauge the effect such data would have on the major browsers. The result: hundreds of crashes and the discovery of several dozen flaws.

The technique called packet, or data, fuzzing is frequently used to find flaws in network applications. Moore and others are now turning the tool on browsers to startling results. Browsers feel the fuzz

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 27th April 2006 1:04AM