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.
#44 Re: Bad policy strikes again
Tuesday September 17th, 2002 10:29 AM
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Given what little I know about Bugzilla, I don't think it would be a problem to add a link to the security policy page. (The question then becomes, will anyone read it anyway?) But I'm pretty sure bug comments are an all-or-nothing deal, unless there was a pretty sizable overhaul of the database. Not to say it isn't a good idea, I just don't think it's a high enough priority for someone to implement it.