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Firefox browser security problem

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#1 thatman


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Posted 06 October 2004 - 03:57 AM

Hi All

- Update for Firefox -
Oxygen3 24h-365d, by Panda Software (http://www.pandasoftware.com)

Madrid, October 5 2004 - The Mozilla Foundation has released an update for
the Firefox browser to fix a serious security problem.

The corrected vulnerability could allow an attacker to delete files from the
download directory of the affected computer. User interaction is needed to
exploit this security problem. Although there are still no known cases of
attacks exploiting this problem, the Mozilla Foundation advises users to
install the update as a precaution.

The latest version of Firefox that corrects the vulnerability is version
0.10.1. Users can check the version of their browser through the options
'Help' - 'About Mozilla Firefox'.

Users with versions prior to 0.10.1 can download the latest version from:
A specific patch can also be downloaded from:

More information is available in the official advisory at:

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