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This just in: Netscape Vulnerability

I had also verified this. Also, from other sources, Netscape is working on 
a fix (version 4.75) which should be available shortly.  The prevention is 
to turn off Java (edit/preferences/advanced).  This problem does not affect 
javascript. Only Java.
Tom Guilderson wrote:
> I was able to verify this vulnerability.  If you exit Netscape
> completely it gets killed. Fortunately I am behind a firewall
> preventing anyone outside getting in.
Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
Boston Linux and Unix user group

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