Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Firefox Update v. 3.0.9

Firefox 3.0.9 fixes several issues found in Firefox 3.0.8:

Fixed several security issues, including:
  • MFSA 2009-22 Firefox allows Refresh header to redirect to javascript: URIs
  • MFSA 2009-21 POST data sent to wrong site when saving web page with embedded frame
  • MFSA 2009-20 Malicious search plugins can inject code into arbitrary sites
  • MFSA 2009-19 Same-origin violations in XMLHttpRequest and XPCNativeWrapper.toString
  • MFSA 2009-18 XSS hazard using third-party stylesheets and XBL bindings
  • MFSA 2009-17 Same-origin violations when Adobe Flash loaded via view-source: scheme
  • MFSA 2009-16 jar: scheme ignores the content-disposition: header on the inner URI
  • MFSA 2009-15 URL spoofing with box drawing character
  • MFSA 2009-14 Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:
The update also included the following:
  • Fixed several stability issues.
  • Many users experienced an issue where a corrupt local database caused Firefox to “lose” its stored cookies. (bug 470578)
  • Fixed an issue where, starting with Firefox 3.0.7, inline image attachments on popular webmail services (like AOL and AIM) would not display. (bug 482659)
  • Large forms would sometimes take a long time to submit. (bug 426991)
  • In certain cases, new windows would not have proper focus. (bug 446568)

To get the update, Click Help > Check for Updates

Release Notes

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