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Firefox Also Vulnerable To Windows Cursor Exploit


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#1 quietman7

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Posted 05 April 2007 - 07:33 AM

Contrary to other reports, Mozilla's Firefox 2.0 is vulnerable to attackers armed with the Windows animated (ANI) cursor exploit...Alexander Sotirov, the vulnerability researcher at Determina who discovered the ANI flaw last December and notified Microsoft of it later that month, yesterday posted a demonstration of an ANI exploit that hijacks a PC when Firefox users are conned into visiting a malicious site...

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Posted 17 April 2007 - 03:54 PM

I also saw a similar article, h e r e.

It just shows that while Firefox may be more secure than IE 7 in some instances, and maybe not so much in "protected mode" on Vista, those that think that using Firefox isolates them from problems are being somewhat misled.


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