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Old 03-16-2007, 09:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Not sure if this has been discussed but I did a search on DoS and nothing mentioned this...

FrSIRT Security Advisories - BlackBerry Device Browser Link Handling Client-Side Denial of Service Vulnerability / Exploit
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Yea, I just read that also.

Should I tell all my BB users or not.

2000+ users.

Let's not.
They shouldn't be browsing web pages on their business phone anyways.
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Well the problem is 4.2.1 handheld software isn't available for every model yet, if it's even slated for the older gen units. I smell a new BES policy brewing... hmm...
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4.2.1 is available for the 8100 and the 8800. Those are the only devices currently that have the problem. The 8700's dont have 4.2 OS yet. At least not officially.
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