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Old 05-12-05, 02:20 AM
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Firefox 1.0.4 is now available that plugs some security holes

Firefox 1.0.4 is now available for download that takes care of the security issues discussed in this thread.
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Thanks. It figures that as soon as I start using Firefox they start finding exploits.
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thanks.. i'll grab it when i get home
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Does anyone have any clue why this and v. 1.0.3 respond so SLOWWWWWLY to keyboard input on older computers? The previous versions didn't have that issue.

Aside from smartasses suggesting hardware upgrades, is there some sort of workaround?
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Try completely uninstalling it and doing a clean install.
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Originally Posted by Giantrobo
Thanks. It figures that as soon as I start using Firefox they start finding exploits.
Yes, except Firefox exploits get fixed a couple of days after they find them.
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Yes, except Firefox exploits get fixed a couple of days after they find them.
How long the public perceives that a fix takes has every bit as much (if not more) to do with when the discoverer discloses it to the public versus when he/she discloses it to the vendor than with how long it takes the vendor to develop a patch.
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Yes, except Firefox exploits get fixed a couple of days after they find them.
Oooooh here we go....


I would imagine MS does its best to get them out asap. Why wouldn't they?
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Originally Posted by Giantrobo
Oooooh here we go....


I would imagine MS does its best to get them out asap. Why wouldn't they?

Exploits will be found faster and fixed faster with Open Source projects than with proprietary code... more eyes on the code, more suggestions for fixing, etc

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