Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 10th Sep 2005 16:14 UTC, submitted by kellym
Privacy, Security, Encryption Next week's 'Patch Tuesday' was already going to be quiet, with an update only for Windows. On Friday, Microsoft pulled that update, saying more testing is needed. In related news, officials at the Mozilla Foundation on Friday acknowledged that a potentially dangerous code execution hole exists in fully patched versions of its flagship Firefox web browser. Update: Seems like there already is a (temporary) fix available.
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Arbitrary code execution? Really?
by gonzalo on Sat 10th Sep 2005 20:54 UTC
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2005-07-06

I've seen proofs of concept that make Firefox crash (I've also seen some that claim to do it, but don't). But I haven't been able to find any code execution exploits yet.

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