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Old 12-11-2005, 04:16 PM   #1
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LXer: Firefox 1.5 exploit code released


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Already Firefox 1.5, the latest incarnation of the popular alternative browser, has had exploit code released which takes advantage of a bug in the history.dat file, which stores information from Web sites users have visited. Basically, using an overly long topic of a page can cause the browser to crash each time it is started after going to such a page. According to the Internet Storm Center, it is not possible to start Firefox normally until the history.dat file is manually erased.

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Old 12-13-2005, 05:53 AM   #2
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Well, at least Firefox.inc reports it, whereas MS would not.
 
  


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