CIS finds flaws in Firefox 2.0 password manager

Wednesday, 22 November 2006, 9:27 AM EST

Chapin Information Services has discovered a new flaw in the Mozilla Firefox web browser that exposes saved passwords to clever attackers.

Given the new nature of this type of attack, CIS has named this a Reverse Cross-Site Request (RCSR) vulnerability. This flaw could affect anyone visiting a weblog or forum website that allows user-contributed HTML codes to be added.

At Chapin Information Services.

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