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    WillemM

    blowdart wrote:
    http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009_22-6121608.html

    The flaw is specific to Firefox's implementation of JavaScript, a 10-year-old scripting language widely used on the Web. In particular, various programming tricks can cause a stack overflow error, Spiegelmock said. The implementation is a "complete mess," he said. "It is impossible to patch."



    Isn't this a good reason to throw out the old implementation of javascript and start with a new one, that doesn't have these flaws?
    I think that would be a better idea than waiting for the hackers to use the holes for their blackhat communication framework, but that's just me Wink