Critical JavaScript vulnerability in Firefox 3.5

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Critical JavaScript vulnerability in Firefox 3.5

Postby Mystery » Thu Jul 16, 2009 4:12 am

From Mozilla Security Blog:

A bug discovered last week in Firefox 3.5’s Just-in-time (JIT) JavaScript compiler was disclosed publicly yesterday. It is a critical vulnerability that can be used to execute malicious code.


Continue to read here: http://blog.mozilla.com/security/2009/0 ... irefox-35/

Mozilla developers are working on a fix for this issue and a Firefox security update will be sent out as soon as the fix is completed and tested.
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Re: Critical JavaScript vulnerability in Firefox 3.5

Postby TeMerc » Thu Jul 16, 2009 10:42 am

Thanks! 1rokon

You FF users better get used to this. Now that your precious browser is becoming more popular the malware scum will be ripping it to pieces looking for holes. And I'm willing to bet they'll find just as many as they do for IE.

It's always been about market share and not a 'more secure browser'. All browsers are swiss cheese.
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Re: Critical JavaScript vulnerability in Firefox 3.5

Postby Mystery » Thu Jul 16, 2009 10:49 am

Swiss cheese is better though :lol:
"You FF users" ??? Sounds as if you were using the "TeMerc browser" rofl
Waiting for the patch, without javascript I can't post on forums :( Guess I'll be okay in the meantime though :)
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Re: Critical JavaScript vulnerability in Firefox 3.5

Postby Mystery » Fri Jul 17, 2009 9:05 am

Sorry for the double post, a patch has been released.
Firefox 3.5.1. is available from http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/
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