Critical flaw plagues Mozilla

Monday, 10 January 2005, 2:23 PM EST

Security experts have found a critical flaw in the Mozilla browser, days after the disclosure that the Firefox browser was vulnerable to phishing scams.

The flaw is in the browser's handling of the Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP), which is used to post and distribute Usenet messages. All Mozilla browsers before version 1.7.5 have the flaw.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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