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Opera Uses Mozilla Fuzzer Tool To Find 'Highly Severe' Bug

Aug 17, 2007, 17:15 (0 Talkback[s])

"Opera Software found and patched what it's calling a 'highly severe' bug in its flagship browser, using a security tool released by its competitor, Mozilla.

"During the recent Black Hat security conference, the Mozilla Foundation made the JavaScript fuzzer, an open-source application testing security testing tool, available to anyone who wants to use it. Mozilla has been using it to detect and fix dozens of security bugs in Firefox, according Window Snyder, who is head of Mozilla's product security..."

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