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Old 04-21-2006, 06:52 AM   #1
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Default Update Firefox

Firefox is urging people to update to the latest version 1.5.0.2 as some security loopholes has been discoverd. This may also concern Thunderbird and Seamonkey.

More can be found here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4925606.stm
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yeh, this is because of a buffer overflow. this bug was found a few months ago, but just getting patched.
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Old 04-21-2006, 08:14 AM   #3
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got that version when it came out.
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Old 04-21-2006, 01:38 PM   #4
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Whoa. I never noticed that update. I better get it. Well, I don't really use Firefox that much anyway but stilll...
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Whoa. I never noticed that update. I better get it. Well, I don't really use Firefox that much anyway but stilll...
LOL i would hate to be your computer, IE has so many security flaws in it WOW its unreal, i wont go to much more than my local network servers etc.. with IE. Firefox is King! and btw lol the buffer overflow still works
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LOL i would hate to be your computer, IE has so many security flaws in it WOW its unreal, i wont go to much more than my local network servers etc.. with IE. Firefox is King! and btw lol the buffer overflow still works
Users have been urged to upgrade to the latest versions of Mozilla's software to protect themselves from a series of critical security holes.

The Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) warned on Monday that earlier versions of Firefox, and other Mozilla software based on Firefox code, contain a clutch of vulnerabilities that expose users to attack.

According to security firm Secunia, there are a total of 21 (TWENTY ONE) flaws in the older versions of Firefox, such as Firefox 1.5, some of which it described as critical.


http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9588_22-6062713.html

HAHAHAHAHAH 21 (TWENTY ONE) flaws...
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Yes, that there is, nothing is 100% secure. but i would rather go into battle with a knife than a paper plate lol

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also, what i ment about the "buffer overflow still works" i was refering to firefox lol, however it does work on both.
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so should I upgrade or not I'm confused on whats going on
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I don't know how anyone could live without Firefox. Internet Explorer is garbage compared to Firefox's speed, reliability, and security.


i got the update
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