In comp.os.linux.advocacy, Ezekiel
on Tue, 22 Apr 2008 12:43:35 -0400
> "AZ Nomad"
wrote in message
>> On Tue, 22 Apr 2008 10:05:50 -0500, JEDIDIAH
>>>On 2008-04-22, The Ghost In The Machine
>>>> In comp.os.linux.advocacy, DFS
>>>> on Sun, 20 Apr 2008 14:20:01 -0400
>>>>> AZ Nomad wrote:
>>>>>> Microsoft failure to understand difference means that something as
>>>>>> seemingly benign as a slide show can wipe out your system. Insane.
>>>>> Don't you nutcases ever get sick of being wrong and stupid?
>>>> Oops, yep, Linux has the absolute worst security record this week.
>>>> Guess we should all just go to Vista Ultimate and shut up.
>>>whitelist only those sites that you trust?
>> Has vista embraced 60's technology and stopped having the default user be
>> an administrator?
> You mean like this?
Exactly like this.
> Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2008-14
> Impact: Critical
> Announced: March 25, 2008
> Reporter: moz_bug_r_a4, Boris Zbarsky, Johnny Stenback
> Products: Firefox, Thunderbird, SeaMonkey
> Fixed in: Firefox 18.104.22.168
> Thunderbird 22.214.171.124
> SeaMonkey 1.1.9
> Mozilla contributors moz_bug_r_a4, Boris Zbarsky, and Johnny Stenback
> reported a series of vulnerabilities which allow scripts from page content
> to run with elevated privileges. moz_bug_r_a4 demonstrated additional
(Presumed translation: local root trojan/phishing exploit!)
> variants of MFSA 2007-25 and MFSA2007-35 (arbitrary code execution through
> XPCNativeWrapper pollution). Additional vulnerabilities reported separately
> by Boris Zbarsky, Johnny Stenback, and moz_bug_r_a4 showed that the browser
> universal XSS and arbitrary code execution.
> Thunderbird shares the browser engine with Firefox and could be vulnerable
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