Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 6th Mar 2009 15:48 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones We've got two bits of good news, and one bit of bad news about Mozilla's Firefox web browser. Starting with the bad news - in 2008, Fiefox suffered from considerably more security holes than Internet Explorer and Safari. However, the first bit of good news is that Mozilla was much faster at patching zero-day exploits, according to a report by Secunia. The zero-day flaws of Firefox were also less severe than those of IE. The other bit of good news is that Firefox' upcoming Tracemonkey JavaScript engine is so good, the next Firefox release has been bumped from 3.1 to 3.5.
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by raver31 on Sat 7th Mar 2009 06:51 UTC
raver31
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2005-07-06

Are these Firefox vulnerabilities purely on Windows ?

I dont mean to start a troll about Linux/BSD/Solaris/OSX being secure when Windows is not.....

But,

If Firefox on these platforms is not suffering from the same flaws, then surely the fault is not with the application itself, but with the underlying infrastructure it has to work with ?

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