Mozilla Security Hole

Tuesday April 30th, 2002

Anonymous reports: "Grey Magic is reporting a minor security hole in Mozilla builds from at least 0.9.2 up to the current trunk and 1.0 branch. A bug has been filed in bugzilla, and will be opened to the public to view once the fix has been made. This also affects Netscape browsers from at least 6.1 on. There are no known uses of the vulnerability at this time." We'll let you know when a patch has been checked in for this.

On a side note, Grey Magic recommends that users "should move to a better performing, less buggy browser," on their vulnerability page. Looking at the open issues for it, IE clearly doesn't seem like the better choice.

UPDATE! A fix has been checked into the trunk, and has been approved for checkin to the 1.0 branch. Expect it to be in nightly builds for both branch and trunk starting tomorrow.

#72 Avoiding the question again

by SubtleRebel <>

Wednesday May 1st, 2002 7:34 PM

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leahcim, you seem to be trying to avoid answering the question once again.

What you said : "Perhaps time to stop using mozilla until someone other than netscape controls what is and isn't pulled from the bug tree?"

The question : If you stop using Mozilla until the security bug policy changes, what other browser are you going to use that is better about handling security bugs?

Please just answer it this time or admit that you do not have an answer.