Mozilla Privacy Bug
Saturday September 14th, 2002
Yesterday, ZDNet UK News reported that Mozilla has a privacy flaw involving HTTP referers. The flaw can be exploited using the
The bug was filed in Bugzilla as bug 145579 on Sunday 19th May, with the more serious
UPDATE! Bug 145579 has now been made public.
ANOTHER UPDATE! A fix has been checked in to the trunk. A patch for the 1.0 branch will follow shortly.
YET ANOTHER UPDATE! A patch has now been checked in to the 1.0 branch.
#15 Not good but? Stupid Stupid Rat Creature!
Sunday September 15th, 2002 8:46 PM
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Think of more imaginative pairs than just nice guy site followed by naughty site.
Nasty authoritarian government spook site followed by libertarian site. (Yes, in the wrong time and place that can get you killed in the very dead sort of way.)
Nasty commercial site followed by online banking bookmark.
Any site followed by something with username / password in URL.
Competitor site followed by internal site.
Any place with doubleclick followed by any place.