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Mozilla Releases Firefox and Thunderbird Updates

September 29th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Mozilla has released Firefox and Thunderbird v2.0.0.17 and Firefox v3.0.3 to address multiple vulnerabilities. These may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, obtain sensitive information, conduct cross-site scripting attacks, cause a denial-of-service condition, operate with escalated privileges, or conduct Clickjacking attacks. Note that Firefox v3.0.2 was initially released to address these vulnerabilities. Version 3.0.3 was released to correct a flaw that was unrelated to the vulnerabilities.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to do the following to help mitigate the risks: