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Computerworld: Firefox Update Postponed by Newest Bug

Feb 21, 2007, 17:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gregg Keizer)

"Mozilla Corp. will delay the next security update for Firefox so it can test a fix for a flaw that could be used by attackers by skirt security restrictions.

"The flaw, disclosed Feb. 14 by Polish researcher Michal Zalewski on the Full-Disclosure security mailing list, could let a malicious site manipulate the authentication cookies for other sites' pages. It is present in the most recent version of the open-source browser, 2.0.0.1..."

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