Implications of Rewriting a Browser Component in Rust

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3/1/2019 8:23:13 AM

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Since our first release in 2002, there have been 69 security bugs in Firefox's style component. If we'd had a time machine and could have written this component in Rust from the start, 51% wouldn't have happened. That said, Rust is not foolproof. Developers still need to be aware of correctness bugs and data leakage attacks.


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