Firefox fix due next week after attack is published

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by ronjor, Mar 26, 2009.

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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  2. Eice

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    Poor, poor Firefox... :ouch:
     
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    This is part of the reason that I run my internet facing applications with Sandboxie.

    Thanks ronjor!
     
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    New version of Firefox already out with the exploit patched up. I dont know about you but I am almost thinking that they are faster than Microsoft at fixing their stuff. :D
     
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    I already installed latest version.
    That seems to be pretty quick.
     
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    Hi, Just a side note. Do you think Geswall would be equally qualified to stop the mentioned attack as well as Sandboxie? I realize Geswall isn't a sandbox but they claim to be capable to stop everything your AV etc. misses. I have been checking Geswall out and am contemplating giving it a try. Thanks :)
     
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    I would guess that any of the sandbox programs would work. If you still using OA or another HIPS, it should also alert to something trying to run.

    From the article:
    Also, if you look at the comments in ronjor's link, one of them states that NoScript should protect you. I have no idea if the default settings protect.
     
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    OK thanks for the info. I guess I'm covered. :)
     
  9. Judge Dee

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    Please forgive a possibly stupid question, but is the 3.1B3 also patched? I haven't noticed any update since I installed it.
    TIA
     
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    Thanks, ronjor. :thumb:
     
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    why? what do you use? internet explorer?? :)) pitty
     
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