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Firefox 7 update for 10 flaws - SSL BEAST not among them.

Sep 29, 2011, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"While Firefox 7 addresses multiple security issues, it is not taking specific aim at the recent disclosure of potential SSL vulnerabilities. The SSL BEAST attack was disclosed last week by Researchers Thai Duong and Juliano Rizzo.

The SSL BEAST attack specifically affects the TLS 1.0 specification that Firefox currently uses. TLS 1.1 is not affected by the attack. "We are close to having TLS 1.1 support for Firefox," Brian Smith, platform engineer at Mozilla said in an email sent to InternetNews.com.

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