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.
#39 re: Re: Bad policy strikes again
Tuesday September 17th, 2002 3:38 AM
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Is there any way within the Bugzilla software that requests to view restricted bugs can either be set to display a different page, or redirect to anther page.
That way users could be told the bug is restricted, given a link to the security policy so they can understand why they're being restricted, and more importantly any known workarounds could be listed without exposing the full details of the bug to the general public.