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Re: Risk of using Iceweasel / firefox

Doug writes:
> It would only be a security issue if the permissions on your home
> directory and/or the execs themselves allowed others to execute them.

I wrote:
> A buggy application (buffer overflow in Firefox...) or an evil bit of
> JavaScript could be used by a "virus" to install a trojan in $HOME/bin.

Doug writes:
> If Iceweasel is such a security risk...

I did not mean to imply that Firefox is especially insecure.  It's just an
John Hasler

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