Fix for Mozilla XMLHttpRequest

Monday, 6 May 2002, 10:59 AM EST

The fix for the XMLHttpRequest file disclosure vulnerability (Bugtraq id 4628) reported by GreyMagic Software has been checked into the Mozilla source tree. The fix is included in new Mozilla 1.0 branch nightly builds dated 2 May 2002 or later available through mozilla.org.

The fix will be included in the upcoming Mozilla 1.0 release and any further 1.0 Release Candidates distributed through mozilla.org. For more
information on the fix please see bug report 141061 in the Mozilla
project's public bug database.

[ Read more ]

Comment:

According to the GreyMagic Security Advisory all tested versions of Mozilla (0.9.7+) on Windows and other versions/platforms are believed to be vulnerable. This is the original advisory:





Spotlight

Planning for the Internet of Things

As organizations plan for the future, and how security has to operate within their business, they now have to worry about the IoT. Geoff Webb, Director of Solution Strategy at NetIQ, discusses the implications and likely impact of the Internet of Things.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Mon, Apr 27th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //