[Full-disclosure] Two MSIE 6.0/7.0 NULL pointer crashes
mrx at propergander.org.uk
Wed Jan 20 21:07:21 GMT 2010
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Chris Evans wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 10:25 AM, Dan Kaminsky <dan at doxpara.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 7:00 PM, <Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu> wrote:
>>> On Wed, 20 Jan 2010 10:38:34 EST, James Matthews said:
>>>> Why doesn't microsoft throw some of it's weight behind Mozilla and ditch IE
>>>> forever. It doesn't suit their image.
>>> Unfortunately, the PR doesn't work that way. Do you really want to be buying
>>> an entire operating system from somebody who just admitted they can't even
>>> produce a workable browser with all their resources?
>>> (Note this works differently in the Linux world, where the kernel crew doesn't
>>> even pretend to write browsers, and the Firefox crew *just* does browsers, and
>>> somebody else *just* does OpenOffice, and distros (for the most part) just worry
>>> about integration issues, and everybody only claims to do their little part
>> Seriously. I mean, just look at Linux, Firefox, and OpenOffice.
>> Pristine code, not a single security vulnerability between them :)
> Any complicated and evolving piece of software will have security
> vulnerabilities all the time.
> Maybe comparing and contrasting response to vulnerabilities would be
Microsoft response: Shrug, oh wait a minute does this vulnerability effect our bottom line?
OSS community response: We're on it, a fix will be available asap.
"Any complicated and evolving piece of software will have security
vulnerabilities all the time." Quoted for truth.
your evolving novice
Mankind's systems are white sticks tapping walls.
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