Mozilla Firefox 188.8.131.52 Released
Tuesday November 27th, 2007
The Mozilla Corporation has released Mozilla Firefox 184.108.40.206, patching three security holes in the world's second most-popular browser. All three flaws, which are detailed in the Firefox 220.127.116.11 section of the Mozilla Foundation Security Advisories page, are rated as high impact by Mozilla, which is the second most serious of the four vulnerability levels.
The first bug is a cross-site scripting flaw in the jar: URI scheme, which may allow an attacker to steal private information (a proof of concept has been published demonstrating how the contacts of logged-in Gmail users can be stolen). Firefox 18.104.22.168 also fixes three stability bugs, which could be exploited to corrupt memory and potentially execute arbitrary code. The final issue relates to a race condition when setting the
Most existing Firefox users will receive 22.214.171.124 through the browser's built-in software update system or their operating system's upgrade mechanism. The release can also be downloaded from the Mozilla Firefox product page. More information about the new version can be found in the Firefox 126.96.36.199 Release Notes.
All the vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 188.8.131.52 are also present in the latest SeaMonkey 1.1.6 release. An equivalent 1.1.7 update for the community-driven browser is expected shortly.
Tuesday November 27th, 2007 11:14 AM
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Just after the update, no none of my links work. I cannot get to any webpage through the firefox browser. IE still works just fine (shudders), and everything else says I am connected. Restart and a reinstall didn't fix this... ideas?