Apple and Google Fix Browser Bug. Microsoft Does Not.

From the Bleeping Computer web site:

“Microsoft has declined to patch a security bug Cisco Talos researchers discovered in the Edge browser, claiming the reported issue is by design. Apple and Google patched a similar flaw in Safari (CVE-2017-2419) and Chrome (CVE-2017-5033), respectively.

“According to Cisco Talos researcher Nicolai Grødum, the vulnerability can be classified as a bypass of the Content Security Policy (CSP), a mechanism that allows website developers to configure HTTP headers and instruct the browsers of people visiting their site what resources (JavaScript, CSS) they can load and from where. The Content Security Policy (CSP) is one of the tools that browsers use to enforce Same-Origin Policy (SOP) inside browsers.”

You can read more in the Bleeping Computer web site at: http://bit.ly/2vSmNmd.

I hope you are not using Microsoft Edge to read this story!

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