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ZDNet Australia: Netscape Fixes 44 Holes in 'Security' Browser

May 20, 2005, 16:00 (6 Talkback[s])

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"Netscape has fixed 44 vulnerabilities in the latest version of its browser less than 24 hours after its release.

"The update--which takes Netscape to version 8.0.1--was released amid criticism from developers that the initial release of the browser was susceptible to two critical vulnerabilities. The problems were unearthed in version 1.0.3 of the code used to create the Mozilla Foundation's Firefox open source browser and on which the new Netscape version is based. Firefox itself was updated in mid-May to version 1.0.4 to fix the vulnerabilities..."

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