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.
#38 Re: Track Record
Monday September 16th, 2002 10:37 PM
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"I have a Mozilla-based browser running on Public computers here at work that I've run for a year-and-a-half of constant use."
Wow, what a track record. I could just as easily say the same thing with regards to IE, except I've been using it for much longer than 1 1/2 years.
"In all that time, I've never had a security problem with this browser."
Where the hell is your head? No kidding! I wouldn't expect a browser with such miniscule usage status to be the target of any evil freak that druels over the thought of creating headaches for the masses.
"Care to share your experiences with Mozilla and IE since you seem to be passing yourself off as an expert?"
I just did earlier. I'm no expert, I'm just a user, and so far you have done a lousy job of convincing me that Mozilla has any sort of track record worth boasting about.