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CNET News: Another Denial-of-Service Bug Found in Firefox 2

Nov 02, 2006, 15:15 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joris Evers)

"A second security flaw that could cause the new Firefox 2 browser to crash has been publicly disclosed.

"The vulnerability lies in the way the open-source browser handles JavaScript code. Viewing a rigged Web page will cause the browser to exit, a representative for Mozilla, the publisher of the software, said Wednesday. Contrary to claims on security mailing lists, the bug cannot be exploited to run arbitrary code on a PC running Firefox 2, the representative said..."

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