April 30, 2002

Flaws uncovered in Netscape, Mozilla

Internetnews.com reports that GreyMagic Software says both Netscape and Mozilla browsers are at risk for an attack that would allow local files to be read.

"According to a security posting on its Web site, the Israel-based software company found that a component for retrieving XML documents from a Web server, known as XMLHTTP, can be used to read local files by blindly following server-side redirections."


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