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.
#88 maybe Netscape should move a bit faster?
Thursday May 2nd, 2002 5:26 AM
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How much patience do you expect someone to have until maybe a simple "we got your email, thank you, please give as till next week to get back to you to discuss this in more detail" email arrives? How difficult would it be for Netscape to react on this a *bit* faster and show both Grey Magic and the rest of their customers that they care? To cite the article: "Netscape officials were unavailable for comment." Yep.