January 30, 2002

Netscape flaw may expose cookies

Author: JT Smith

PCWorld: " A security flaw in Netscape Communications' Navigator Web browser can let malicious Web site operators view the information stored in cookies on a user's computer, according to a security note published on Netscape's Web site.

The vulnerability affects Navigator versions 6 through 6.2, as well as version 0.9.6 and earlier versions of Mozilla, the open-source version of Navigator, according to an analysis written by Marc Slemko, who discovered the bug."

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