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Re: So how safe is Firefox these days?



jimbob palmer wrote:

> Thanks Rahul.
> 
> So the selinux policy doesn't really confine it?
> 
> Does firefox still do tricks with executable memory, and does it use
> address space randomisation?
> 
> I read somewhere that Firefox was top of the list for security bugs on Fedora.

SELinux policy confines it to some extend but all browsers fundamentally
tend to be more vulnerable to security issues in any operating system.
Google Chrome's idea of sandboxing ever tab is more safer even though it
uses more memory.

Rahul


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