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Submission + - Mozilla Firefox browser upgrade taken offline due to vulnerability (

Pigskin-Referee writes: The latest version of Mozilla's Firefox browser has been taken offline after a security vulnerability was discovered.

Users who had upgraded to version 16 were advised to downgrade to the previous safe release until Firefox developers released a fix.

The vulnerability allowed "a malicious site to potentially determine which websites users have visited", Mozilla said.

The non-profit company said that only a "limited number of users are affected".

The download had been taken off-line within a day of its initial release, the organization's UK spokesman said.


Submission + - The Mozilla Foundation has released Firefox 3.6.11 (

Pigskin-Referee writes: The Mozilla Foundation has released Firefox 3.6.11 to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, obtain sensitive information, or cause a denial-of-service condition.

The Mozilla Foundation has also released Firefox 3.5.14 to address these same vulnerabilities. Some of these vulnerabilities also affect Thunderbird and SeaMonkey and are addressed in Thunderbird 3.1.5 and 3.0.9 and SeaMonkey 2.0.9.

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