Tolerance 'no index of browser security'

Friday, 22 October 2004, 9:54 AM EST

A researcher who used random malformed HTML to test a variety of browsers, says that the fact that he found Internet Explorer to be the most tolerant of bad mark-up should not in any way be interpeted as a reflection on the security of the browser.

Michal Zalewski, a senior security researcher from Poland, posted what he called preliminary findings to the Bugtraq security mailing list, saying it was "a vague report (of) a couple of potentially exploitable vulnerabilities and DoS conditions in popular browsers..."

By Sam Varghese at The Age.

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