A Firefox Bug

Get FirefoxMozilla Firefox JavaScript Engine Information Disclosure Vulnerability:

A vulnerability has been discovered in Mozilla Firefox, which can be exploited by malicious people to gain knowledge of potentially sensitive information.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the JavaScript engine, as a “lambda” replace exposes arbitrary amounts of heap memory after the end of a JavaScript string.

They made available an online test to see if your browser is vulnerable. Running the test a few times in succession crashed my Firefox.

It was first reported at that site on April 4, but the official bug report says it’s resolved. I couldn’t find the fix.

2 Replies to “A Firefox Bug”

  1. I blatantly copied your post, it was so good… Simon pointed out in a comment then that there is actually a fix for the bug, and it will go into Firefox 1.0.3.

    My Post:
    The Fix:

    Thanks for pointing out the bug, BTW :-)

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