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    LeeW is offline Gold Member
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    Exclamation Firefox 3.6 suffers from unpatched "highly critical" vulnerability

    Article taken from ZDNet Firefox 3.6 suffers from unpatched "highly critical" vulnerability | Hardware 2.0 | ZDNet.com

    A vulnerability has been uncovered in Firefox 3.6.x. This bug is rated as highly critical by Secunia.

    Details are sketchy, and thereís no official word from Mozilla yet. Hereís what Secunia has on the bug:

    Description
    A vulnerability has been reported in Mozilla Firefox, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a userís system.

    The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error and can be exploited to execute arbitrary code.

    The vulnerability is reported in version 3.6. Other versions may also be affected.

    Solution
    Do not visit untrusted websites or follow untrusted links.

    This vulnerability can allow a hacker to take over a system remotely.


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    hi !

    "Solution
    Do not visit untrusted websites or follow untrusted links."

    that is ALWAYS good practice, regardless of any vulnerabilities in Firefox...

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    security and reliability is always a major concern with Firefox. Nothing new in this..... in case of FF follow the best practices of 'Prevention is better than cure'

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