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Firefox 3 Fans Cry Foul as First Vulnerability Reported

Jun 20, 2008, 15:00 (22 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Withers)

"All those millions of people that rushed to download Firefox 3 got something they didn't expect--a critical security vulnerability. Some people smell a rat!

"The vulnerability, which could allow the excevution of arbitrary code, was reported to TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative just five hours after the open source browser was released on Tuesday. The Zero Day Initiative pays researchers for finding vulnerabilities in software, then provides the information to the vendor concerned..."

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