Firefox also vulnerable to Windows cursor exploit

Wednesday, 4 April 2007, 11:22 AM EST

Mozilla's Firefox 2.0 is vulnerable to attackers armed with the Windows animated (ANI) cursor exploit, that yesterday (3 March) promoted Microsoft to rush out an emergency patch.

Alexander Sotirov, the vulnerability researcher at Determina who discovered the ANI flaw last December and notified Microsoft of it later that month, yesterday posted a demonstration of an ANI exploit that hijacks a PC when Firefox users are conned into visiting a malicious site.

At Computerworld.

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