Firefox flaw found: remote exploit possible

Friday, 9 September 2005, 9:08 PM EST

Computers running the Firefox browser could be open to remote attack as a result of a buffer overflow vulnerability reported today by security researcher Tom Ferris.

Vulnerable versions of Firefox include all those up to 1.06, and even the just-released Version 1.5 Beta 1 (Deer Park Alpha 2).

By Peter Sayer at Computerworld.

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