Firefox 3.0.2 and 2.0.0.17 Released

By | September 24, 2008 | 0 Comments


Firefox 3.0.2 and 2.0.0.17 ReleasedMozilla Corporation has recently released Firefox 3.0.2 and 2.0.0.17 which fixes various stability and security issues. It’s always recommended to update your web browser to the latest stable release, so go ahead and do that.

Fixed in Firefox 3.0.2

Fixed several security issues.
Fixed several stability issues.
Official releases for Sinhala and Slovene are now available.
Beta releases for Bengali, Galician, Hindi, Icelandic, Kannada, Marathi, Telegu, and Thai are available for testing.
Fixed a number of minor issues with the layout of certain web pages.
Fixed several theme issues that affected right-to-left locales.
Fixed issue that caused some users with customized toolbars to have their Back and Forward buttons go missing (bug 426026)
Add new Extended Validation (EV) roots to Firefox 3.0.2.
On certain IDN sites, the password manager would not fill in username and password details properly.
Fixed several hangs and crashes that occurred when using screen readers.
Fixed Mac-specific issues: Keyboard shortcuts would stop working in some cases.
Japanese, Korean, Chinese and Indic characters cannot be entered (using IME) into text fields in Flash objects (bug 357670)
Firefox 3.0.1 could not be used when the user profile is stored on an AFP directory (bug 417037)

Download Firefox 3.0.2

Fixed in Firefox 2.0.0.17

XBM image uninitialized memory reading
resource: traversal vulnerabilities
BOM characters stripped from JavaScript before execution
Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:1.9.0.2/1.8.1.17)
Privilege escalation via XPCnativeWrapper pollution
Forced mouse drag
Privilege escalation using feed preview page and XSS flaw
nsXMLDocument::OnChannelRedirect() same-origin violation
UTF-8 URL stack buffer overflow

Download Firefox 2.0.0.17


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