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Re: [News] Could OpenOffice Security Accusations Be Just Another Hoax or FUD?

In comp.os.linux.advocacy, Roy Schestowitz
on Wed, 04 Oct 2006 06:11:18 +0100
> __/ [ Linonut ] on Wednesday 04 October 2006 04:13 \__
>> After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out this bit o'
>> wisdom:
>>> Claimed security hole in Firefox "just a joke"
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>> | The allegedly critical hole reported yesterday in Firefox's JavaScript
>>> | implementation has turned out, not surprisingly, to be a hoax. Mischa
>>> | Spiegelmock, who made the claim at the Toorcon hacker conference, told
>>> | Mozilla's security chief Window Snyder, "The main purpose of our talk
>>> | was to be humorous."
>>> `----
>>> http://www.heise-security.co.uk/news/78970
>>    "While it is possible to create a stack overflow, the only result he
>>    has been able to produce is a browser crash. Neither he, nor anyone
>>    else, has managed to execute code via this hole. Spiegelmock claims
>>    to know nothing about the other 30 holes reported in the media."
>> What did I tell you about Erik's Whoppers®?
> In know all about whoppers, but what is an Erik? *grin*

Something I'm not sure I'd want to eat without a cast-iron stomach. :-)

#191, ewill3@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Useless C++ Programming Idea #12995733:
bool f, g;  if(f) g = true; else g = false;

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