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.
#40 Re: Re: Track Record
Tuesday September 17th, 2002 3:59 AM
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"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."
Fine, lack of a "track record" is better than having a horrible track record. IE's track record includes dozens of security bugs each year, including major ones like buffer overflows that could allow someone to gain admin access to your PC or to run executionables without your knowlege. It also has the track record of being illegally bundeled with the OS for Monopolistic reasons. Outlook (since Mail is part of Mozilla) has a track record of being a virus petri dish that was the reason that "Melissia", "I Love You" and other viruses that cost millions of dollars.