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From: boklm at mars-attacks.org (nicolas vigier)
Subject: IE

On Sun, 18 Jul 2004, Ill will wrote:

> "user-agent contains very little _sensitive_ info"
> 
> user agents could be used for exploits.. like redirecting the browser
> to whatever exploit page  by the definition of what browser is
> connecting to it etc.. so it would be a  good idea for some people to
> conseal what type of browser is defined in the headers

And you can feel safe with that ? Someone can put an exploit on a page
without checking your browser before.
The real solution is to use a browser with no known vulnerability (and
that's better if it didn't have a lot in the past), not to try to hide
what you are using.


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