Re: [Full-Disclosure] IE exploit runs code from graphics?

From: Steve Kudlak (
Date: 06/27/04

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    Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2004 11:53:29 -0700

    I have not built up or run a full suite of tests on Mozilla,
    but overall it does seem Mozilla is less vulnerable. Now one
    could always post to one of the Mozilla or Firefox fora asking
    what is done about such and such a vulnerability as they
    should be paying attention to them.

    Overall I find that Mozilla especially Firefox is more well
    protected. This sort of inspires me to post to the Mozilla
    fora and ask.

    Have Fun,
    Sends Steve

    Jimmy Mitchener wrote:

    >On Sat, 26 Jun 2004 11:52:08 +0530, Aditya, ALD [ Aditya Lalit
    >Deshmukh ] <> wrote:
    >>>files (.CHM) from some web site, causing the HTML code inside the .CHM
    >>>to be run in the "My Computer" security zone. Typically (like all but
    >>>one of _dozens and dozens_ of these I've seen) the "inner" HTML run
    >>this is one of the _dozens and dozens_ reasons to use mozilla on untrusted sites and use ie to access internal websites if they do depend of some ie features but set the default browser to mozilla so that when ever the user cliks something it opens in mozilla
    >Why would you assume Mozilla is any less vulnerable? Perhaps not
    >publicly, it is simply not as large of a target as IE. You should
    >really not be browsing on an "important" system no matter what. Unless
    >perhaps you have systrace or SELinux guarding it (which even then is
    >not 100%).
    >Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.

    Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.

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