Alleged 'unfixable' exploit in Firefox

Monday, 2 October 2006, 7:24 PM EST

An overflow of stories concerning an alleged Firefox 1.5 exploit hit the Web over the weekend, emerging from an underground users' conference in San Diego. But after the dust has begun settling, evidence of the exploit's severity and even existence has yet to materialize from official sources, including the Mozilla organization responsible for Firefox's development.

A few weeks ago, a series of exploitable bugs involving Firefox's JavaScript interpreter were reported by Secunia in an official advisory, which continues to rate these flaws this morning as "highly critical."

At BetaNews.

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