Enterprise Linux IT: Firefox Flaw Publicity Good for Open Source
Apr 06, 2005, 18:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Lopez)
[ Thanks to Jason
Greenwood for this link. ]
"The imperfections in Mozilla Foundation's Firefox Web browser
should not be seen as disturbing problems but as opportunities to
show the system works, according to open source advocates. A
controversy erupted over Firefox security based on a report from
the Danish security firm Secunia, which said an error in Firefox
could allow hackers to gain sensitive information.
"While some software experts question Mozilla's ability to patch
up vulnerabilities in a timely way, others say the whole point of
having an open source community is to address problems without
having to have developers reside under a single roof..."