Firefox 3.0.7 patches some security flaws

Posted on Thursday, Mar 05 2009 @ 16:46 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Firefox users can upgrade to version 3.0.7 today, this update patches several security and stability issues.

  • Fixed several security issues.
  • Fixed several stability issues.
  • Official releases for the Estonian, Kannada, and Telugu languages are now available.
  • Items in the "File" menu show as inactive after using the "Print" item from that menu - switching to a new tab restores them (bug 425844). This issue has been fixed.
  • For some users, cookies would appear to go “missing” after a few days (bug 444600).
  • Mac users of the Flashblock add-on, experienced an issue where sound from the Flash plug-in would continue to play for a short time after closing a tab or window (bug 474022).
  • Fixed several issues related to accessibility features.

    The following security bugs were fixed in Firefox 3.0.7:
  • MFSA 2009-11 URL spoofing with invisible control characters
  • MFSA 2009-10 Upgrade PNG library to fix memory safety hazards
  • MFSA 2009-09 XML data theft via RDFXMLDataSource and cross-domain redirect
  • MFSA 2009-08 Mozilla Firefox XUL Linked Clones Double Free Vulnerability
  • MFSA 2009-07 Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:1.9.0.7)


  • About the Author

    Thomas De Maesschalck

    Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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    Re: Firefox 3.0.7 patches some security flaws
    by Anonymous on Thursday, Mar 05 2009 @ 17:15 CET
    Already upgraded yesterday :)1