Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Danger Level Rises For Perl Flaws:

(Via Packet Storm Security Headlines.)

Dyad Security on Tuesday warned of a so-called "format string vulnerability" in Webmin, a Web-based administration utility written in Perl. An attacker could gain complete control over a server running the vulnerable software by exploiting this "new class" of flaw, the security research company said in an advisory.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...