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Firefox Update Tackles Pair of Critical Bugs

Mar 26, 2008, 20:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"While Mozilla is busily developing its next-generation Firefox 3 open source Web browser, work continues to improve stability and security with the current Firefox 2.x.

"A case in point is the new Firefox 2.0.0.13 release, which is accompanied by no less than six Mozilla Foundation Security Advisories -- two of them critical.

"The critical bugs fixed in 2.0.0.13 include a JavaScript privilege escalation and arbitrary code execution issue. According to Mozilla's advisory, the problem relates to a series of flaws that could have allowed page scripts to run with elevated privileges..."

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