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March 02, 2005

Firefox 1.0 Vulnerabilites

Another reason to upgrade to Firefox 1.0.1.

Today, the security firm Secunia has released 8 more security bugs it has discovered in Mozilla products, including Firefox and Thunderbird.

If you have downloaded the Firefox 1.0.1 update, you have nothing to worry about. The Mozilla 1.7.6 and Thunderbird 1.0.1 released should be out this week as well. The exploits "could be used by criminals to spoof, or fake, various aspects of a Web site, ranging from its SSL secure site icon to the contents of an inactive tab."

This announcement comes 1 day after iDefense announced a vulnerability is Mozilla 1.7.3 and Firefox 1.0 that would allows hackers to "create a memory heap overflow, which then allow remote code execution and a compromise of the system."

 

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8 Vulnerabilities Discovered In Firefox/Mozilla at Forever Geek

Posted on March 2, 2005 09:54 PM by Firefo88.
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