Firefox exploit emerges

Thursday, 9 February 2006, 3:20 AM EST

An exploit that takes advantage of a recently-patched bug in Mozilla Corp.'s Firefox browser went public Tuesday, causing security vendors to urge users to update immediately.

Code was posted to the Metasploit Project site, which rolls out exploit modules for its Framework tool on a regular basis.

At InformationWeek.

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