Firefox 14 fixes 5 critical security vulnerabilities

Firefox 14 fixes 5 critical security vulnerabilities

Summary: The newest version of Mozilla Foundation's flagship Firefox browser fixes 5 critical security vulnerabilities.

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The newest version of Mozilla Foundation's flagship Firefox browser fixes 5 critical security vulnerabilities.

More details on the patched vulnerabilities:

MFSA 2012-56 - Code execution through javascript: URLs
MFSA 2012-55 - feed: URLs with an innerURI inherit security context of page
MFSA 2012-54 - Clickjacking of certificate warning page
MFSA 2012-53 - Content Security Policy 1.0 implementation errors cause data leakage
MFSA 2012-52 - JSDependentString::undepend string conversion results in memory corruption
MFSA 2012-51 - X-Frame-Options header ignored when duplicated
MFSA 2012-50 - Out of bounds read in QCMS
MFSA 2012-49 - Same-compartment Security Wrappers can be bypassed
MFSA 2012-48 - use-after-free in nsGlobalWindow::PageHidden
MFSA 2012-47 - Improper filtering of javascript in HTML feed-view
MFSA 2012-46 - XSS through data: URLs
MFSA 2012-45 - Spoofing issue with location
MFSA 2012-44 - Gecko memory corruption
MFSA 2012-43 - Incorrect URL displayed in addressbar through drag and drop
MFSA 2012-42 - Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:14.0/ rv:10.0.6)

Users are advised to update to the latest version immediatelly.

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  • Your story is two days out of date

    EPIC FAIL
    CaviarBlack
  • FF14?

    It looks like FF14 was DOA.

    Mine updated to 14.0.1 (from 13.0.1) a couple of days ago.
    lehnerus2000
  • Running FF15 Beta here

    Working nicely under 'nix and windows.
    Alan Smithie