Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Firefox 'Fixes' QuickTime Attack Vector

Ryan Naraine writes on the ZDNet Zero Day Blog:

Mozilla has hurried out a new version of Firefox to block code execution attacks from Appleā€™s QuickTime media player.

The fix (Firefox comes just six days after the release of proof-of-concept exploits to show how rigged QuickTime files can be used to hijack Windows machines if Firefox is set as the default Web browser.

More here.


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