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Highly critical vulnerability reported in Mozilla Firefox versions 2.0.x and 3.x

Only five hours after the official release of Firefox 3.0 on June 17th, already the first highly critical vulnerability in Firefox 3 (as well as prior versions of Firefox 2.0.x) was reported by Zero Day Initiative.

It concern a code execution vulnerability, caused due to an unspecified error and can be exploited to execute arbitrary code e.g. when a user visits a specially crafted web page. Because this vulnerability is not patched till yet we advise not following untrusted links nor browse untrusted web sites. Take care of yourself!

Sources: Zero Day Initiative, DVLabs and Secunia

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June 21, 2008 - Posted by | Advisories, Alerts, Friends, Malware, News, Recommended External Security Related Links, Vulnerabilities | , , , ,

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