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Thursday, July 19, 2007

Latest Firefox Browser Fixes Security Holes

Firefox version fixes at least 7 security vulnerabilities with this release. Patches built into included those meant to address multiple memory corruption bugs, a cross-site scripting vulnerability, and a flaw that could give attackers access to the browser's cache.

Unless you are using a version of Firefox earlier than 1.5.x, you should soon be prompted to upgrade to the latest version. Microsoft sends out a set of patches only once every month, but the virtual Firefox security testing team is helping Mozilla turnaround updates almost as quickly as it receives reports of any flaws.

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