Fix for Mozilla XMLHttpRequest
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.
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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:
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