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+ - New Details On OS X Bug: Firefox Also Vulnerable

An anonymous reader writes: More details have emerged about the MacOS X vulnerability Dino Dai Zovi developed to win the $10,000 CanSec PWN-2-0WN challenge; contrary to CNet's report, the vulnerability involves Java applets, and affects FireFox as well as Safari. MacOS X users can disable Java support in their browsers to mitigate the vulnerability.

http://www.matasano.com/log/806/hot-off-the-matasa no-sms-queue-cansec-macbook-challenge-won/

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