Mozilla Plugs Firefox Pwn2Own Security Hole

Mozilla is the first browser vendor to fix a vulnerability exploited at this year’s CanSecWest Pwn2Own contest.Just one week after a U.K.-based hacker known as “Nils” broke into a 64-bit Windows 7 machine with a Firefox vulnerability, the open-source group shipped Firefox 3.6.3 to plug the security hole.

17 Year-Old Windows Security Hole Found

A now published hole in Windows allows users with restricted access to
escalate their privileges to system level – and this is believed to be
possible on all 32-bit versions of Windows from Windows NT 3.1 up to,
and including Windows 7. Read the full article. [The H Security]

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