Mozilla launches more secure browser

Mozilla has released a new version of its Firefox browser, v1.5.0.4, as a maintenance update to its standards-based Web browser for multiple platforms, including Mac OS X.

Mozilla has released a new version of its Firefox browser, v1.5.0.4, as a maintenance update to its standards-based Web browser for multiple platforms, including Mac OS X.

The new release improves stability, according to the developers, and includes several security fixes, five of which are regarded as ‘critical’.

Issues related to privilege escalation, file stealing, buffer overflow, potential memory corruption and other problems have been corrected in the release, which comes a month after the previous security update.

Users suggests that with Firefox’s increasing popularity, security specialists are now testing it more rigorously for possible vulnerabilities and not surprisingly finding more of them.

Read more on Operating systems software

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchCIO

SearchSecurity

SearchNetworking

SearchDataCenter

SearchDataManagement

Close