Jon Lasser on the Mozilla Security Bugs Policy

Thursday October 10th, 2002

Ismail Donmez writes: "Jon Lasser on SecurityFocus has an interesting article about's security policy." The column discusses the accusations that is covering up security holes and questions whether every bug actually needs wide publicity. As always,'s security bugs policy is available online.

#5 oh, that example bug was SO DANGEROUS, right...

by shin

Sunday October 13th, 2002 7:20 AM

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Are you referring to the privacy issue with the referrers' bug ? I really don't get why people get so excited at calling it a serious security flaw, when: happens only in some special situations doesn't give anything to exploit except an URL.

And I do believe that many people who publicly disclose security bugs should be held responsible when they also disclose ways to exploit them and no help in no way to fix them.