Mozilla discloses more Firefox flaws

By Gregg Keizer March 24, 2010 04:07 PM ET

Information on some unpatched vulnerabilities now available to the public

Computerworld – Mozilla patched more than one vulnerability in Firefox when it updated the browser to version 3.6.2 on Monday, the company confirmed today.

A total of 10 flaws were fixed in Firefox 3.6.2, according to Mozilla’s security advisory page, but details of at least three that also affect the older Firefox 3.0 and Firefox 3.5 browsers have been released before the company has patched those versions. Mozilla is scheduled to ship the updates, Firefox 3.0.19 and Firefox 3.5.9, next Monday, March 30.

Mozilla accelerated the release of Firefox 3.6.2 because a Russian researcher had announced a critical vulnerability in how the browser decodes the Web Open Font Format (WOFF), a Web-based font standard. Only Firefox 3.6 supports WOFF.

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