Mozilla Patches Things Up


As it turns out, there were some flaws in Mozilla's software after all.

The open source company today issued a series of patches for vulnerabilities exposed recently in Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey, and recommended that users patch their systems immediately.

The patches come on the heels of a scare over a "zero-day" vulnerability in Firefox that was alleged by a hacker at the ToorCon conference earlier this week. In the end, the scare was overblown -- the hacker later conceded that the vulnerability only allows users to crash the browser, not control it. Dark Reading - Desktop Security - Mozilla Patches Things Up - Security News Analysis
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Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 7th October 2006 1:38AM