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CNET News: Hackers Claim Zero-Day Flaw in Firefox

Oct 02, 2006, 12:45 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joris Evers)

"The open-source Firefox Web browser is critically flawed in the way it handles JavaScript, two hackers said Saturday afternoon.

"An attacker could commandeer a computer running the browser simply by crafting a Web page that contains some malicious JavaScript code, Mischa Spiegelmock and Andrew Wbeelsoi said in a presentation at the ToorCon hacker conference here. The flaw affects Firefox on Windows, Apple Computer's Mac OS X and Linux, they said..."

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