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eWeek: Firefox Flaws Flagged, Fixed

Nov 11, 2004, 16:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"Just one day after the Mozilla Foundation released Firefox 1.0, the group has revealed that prior versions of the open-source browser pose a security threat to users.

"According to information released by Mozilla, multiple security holes have been plugged in all beta versions of Firefox to correct flaws that could lead to security bypass, exposure of sensitive data, privilege escalation and DoS (denial of service) attacks..."

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