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CNET News: Latest Mozilla Releases Fix 10 Security Flaws

Sep 16, 2004, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Lemos)

"The latest releases of the Mozilla and Firefox browsers, along with the Thunderbird e-mail software, fix 10 security issues, including three critical vulnerabilities, according to the Mozilla Foundation, which develops the software.

"The three critical flaws could let an attacker run code on the victim's computer, according to information published by the Mozilla Foundation on Tuesday. The vulnerabilities are caused by the improper handling of electronic business cards, known as vCards; overly large images in the bit map (BMP) format; and links that have host names using nonprintable characters..."

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