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Security hole found (& fixed) in Mozilla. Only affects Win.

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>>>Security hole found in Mozilla browser

Last modified: July 8, 2004, 9:40 PM PDT

By Robert Lemos and John Borland

Staff Writer, CNET News.com



update Developers at the open-source Mozilla Foundation have confirmed that the latest version of their Web browsers have a security flaw that could allows attackers to run existing programs on the Windows XP operating system.


The flaw, known as the "shell" exploit, was publicized Wednesday on a security mailing list, along with a link to a fix for the problem. Updated versions of the affected software programs, which include the Mozilla, Firefox and Thunderbird browsers, have been released.


Developers said the flaw affected only Windows users, not computers running either the Macintosh or Linux operating systems. Like recent Internet Explorer vulnerabilities, this flaw only allows the attacker the ...




NYC Drew

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