Firefox Update Tackles Pair of Critical Bugs

“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 release, which is
accompanied by no less than six Mozilla Foundation Security
Advisories — two of them critical.

“The critical bugs fixed in 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