Mozilla has released the latest version of its Firefox web browser ahead of schedule because of security vulnerabilities found in earlier versions.
Firefox 3.6.2 was due to launch at the end of March, but is already available to download from the Mozilla website.
Germany's official cyber-security response team recommended that users stop using Firefox until the tested fix was released.
Mozilla said it is aware of the German recommendation and said Firefox users should update to the latest patched version as soon as possible.
The software producer said that it has fixed the flaw that allows remote access as well as several other security and stability issues.