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.
#22 Minor issue
Monday September 16th, 2002 4:31 AM
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I don't think this bug is this severe. Isn't just the same information submitted as with the standard referrer-header? It's just the opposite direction. Instead the referrer is the page you were coming from it is the page you are going to when this bug strikes.