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Serious Bugs in Firefox Reported, Mozilla Promptly Upgrades Browser to v1.5.0.2


Friday, April 14, 2006; 08:18 AM

Mozilla Foundation issued an update of its popular Firefox browser today, hours after reports on critical vulnerabilities appeared online.  Firefox v1.5.0.2 is impervious to the reported security flaws.  

Firefox provides native support for Macintosh with Intel Core processors, and stability and security enhancements.  The new version is available for download at http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/releases/ . 

Today security website Secunia.com listed numerous highly critical vulnerabilities in Firefox, which "can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting and phishing attacks, bypass certain security restrictions, disclose sensitive information, and potentially compromise a user's system." Version is reported to fix the issues.



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