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Re: MDKSA-2004:021 - Updated mozilla packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
From: Florian Weimer <fw () deneb enyo de>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 20:20:09 +0100

Mandrake Linux Security Team wrote:

 A number of vulnerabilities were discovered in Mozilla 1.4:

Wow.  A GNU/Linux distributor who finally releases a security update for
Mozilla.  Isn't this a first?

There is a list of published issues at:


Now compare this to what some distributions are shipping (most of them
are at 1.4, AFAIK).

Apparently, browser (and mail client) security isn't something at which
you can beat the market leader easily, despite its sorry performance in
this regard.  8-/

Current mail filters: many dial-up/DSL/cable modem hosts, and the
following domains: atlas.cz, bigpond.com, freenet.de, hotmail.com,
libero.it, netscape.net, postino.it, tiscali.co.uk, tiscali.cz,
tiscali.it, voila.fr, wanadoo.fr, yahoo.com.

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