High-Risk Flaws Flagged in IE, Mozilla
Source: Ryan Naraine - Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
Host Security Security researchers have raised the alarm for a series of unrelated, high-risk vulnerabilities in Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer and the open-source Mozilla browsers.

According to a Secunia advisory, the most serious IE flaw could be exploited by a malicious hacker to hijack a vulnerable machine, conduct cross-site/zone scripting and bypass a security feature in Microsoft Windows XP SP2.

Secunia rates the IE flaws as "extremely critical" and recommends that users opt for an alternative browser until Microsoft releases a comprehensive patch.

For its part, Microsoft has confirmed it is investigating a "Click and Scroll" issue in IE and has posted a temporary workaround to protect users from the flaw.

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