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    Unpatched Firefox flaw may expose users

    Just in case this hasn't already been posted, or if you haven't already heard about it:

    A new, unpatched flaw that affects all versions of Firefox could let attackers surreptitiously run malicious code on users' PCs, a security researcher has warned.

    The problem lies in the way Firefox handles Web links that are overly long and contain dashes, security researcher Tom Ferris said in an interview via instant messaging late Thursday.....

    Rest of article: http://news.com.com/Unpatched+Firefo...3-5856201.html
    Link to a patch/work around

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    Re: Unpatched Firefox flaw may expose users

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christop54
    Just in case this hasn't already been posted, or if you haven't already heard about it:
    Posted in Jimz' security thread together with the fix:

    http://forums.pcper.com/showthread.p...&postcount=378

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