Post Fri Feb 10, 2006 11:07 pm

Firefox Flaw Attack Code Published for Metasploit

A hacker Tuesday published code that exploits a vulnerability found in the latest version of Mozilla Corp.'s Firefox browser. The code, which targets the Firefox 1.5 browser, was posted Tuesday on The Metasploit Project site by a hacker known as H D Moore. Metasploit is a widely used hacking tool.

Hacker Aviv Raff on Tuesday criticized Mozilla in his blog for under-rating the flaw. He has blasted the open-source group in the past for downplaying the seriousness of vulnerabilities that have been found in its software.

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http://www.computerworld.com/securityto ... urce=x2865

Don
CISSP, MCSE, CSTA, Security+ SME