Friday, October 20, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Intel Capital Announces $60 million of New Investments in Data-Focused Startups
Google Offers Bug Bounty for Mobile Apps
Nintendo Switch Update Brings Video Capture and More
Intel Health Application Platform Helps Health Care Providers Reduce Hospital Readmissions
Razer Electra V2 Gaming Headsets Bring Virtual Surround Sound and Aluminum Headband to Everyone
Alphabet Invests $1 Billion to Lyft
Microsoft TruePlay Anti-cheat Game Feature to be Added to UWP Games
Apple Cut iPhone 8 Production by 50 percent: report
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Mozilla...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, July 13, 2004
Mozilla patch fixes security hole


The Mozilla Foundation has urged users of its open-source Mozilla Application Suite, Firefox browser and Thunderbird e-mail client to download a small patch to work around a security vulnerability discovered this week.

The patches download a configuration change which disables the use of the :shell external protocol handler for running external programs by clicking on a hyperlink.

The security handling of this command may enable attackers to run arbitrary programs on Windows systems, although there are no problems for Mozilla users running other operating systems such as MacOS, Linux and other Unix variants, Mozilla said in a statement on its Web site.

The vulnerability affects Mozilla (version 1.7.0 and earlier), Firefox (0.9.1 and earlier), and Thunderbird (0.7.1 and earlier)

Full new versions of the free products are also available from the site, Mozilla said.

From DIGIT



Previous
Next
Windows XP SP2 release 'in August'        All News        MPEG-1/-2 encoding board goes Mac
Windows XP SP2 release 'in August'     General Computing News      MPEG-1/-2 encoding board goes Mac

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .