Re: BIG NetScape Bug!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 (fwd)
George Bonser <email@example.com> writes:
> My concern was for someone running Netscape as root.
This should never occur. People should not run Netscape as root.
(In a nutshell: Java.... The thought of running unknown programs as
root should send a shiver down your spine...)
> And thirdly, since the linux versions that have been "released" are
> unsupported, it is possible that there will not be patched "releases" of
> the earlier versions. This concenrs me if the exploit is made public
> after the patched release of the supported versions.
There have already been exploits made public on Bugtraq, I believe.
And once Communicator for Linux is officially released, we won't have
to worry about it any more.
John Goerzen | Running Debian GNU/Linux (www.debian.org)
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