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Sydney Morning Herald: Mozilla Only Partly Vulnerable to IE Flaw

Dec 15, 2003, 15:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

"The Mozilla browser is partially vulnerable to a URL spoofing flaw which affects Internet Explorer, according to a post at the MozillaZine site.

"A test for the vulnerability has been provided by the Secunia security site; running one's mouse pointer over the link shows the spoofed address at the left-hand bottom of both Mozilla and Mozilla Firebird, on both Linux and Windows.

"However, unlike IE, clicking on this test link does not bring up the spoofed URL in the address bar when one uses Mozilla and Mozilla Firebird..."

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