Mozilla releases Firefox 3.0.2

by Antony

Firefox 3.0SillyDog701 member J-M informed us that Mozilla had released version 3.0.2 of the Firefox web browser.

This new version addresses several issues found with in Firefox 3.0.1 which was released about two months ago, including the crashes with evidence of memory corruption and privilege escalation via XPCnativeWrapper pollution vulnerabilities marked with "Critical" importance.

Firefox 3.0.2 can be downloaded from Mozilla's download page.

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The complete list of changes as per the Firefox 3.0.2 Release Notes are as follows:

Firefox 3.0.2 contains the following updates
  • Fixed several security issues.
  • Fixed several stability issues.
  • Official releases for Sinhala and Slovene are now available.
  • Beta releases for Bengali, Galician, Hindi, Icelandic, Kannada, Marathi, Telegu, and Thai are
    available for testing.

  • Fixed a number of minor issues with the layout of certain web pages.

  • Fixed several theme issues that affected right-to-left locales.

  • Fixed issue that caused some users with customized toolbars to
    have their Back and Forward buttons go missing ( href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=426026">bug 426026)

  • Add new Extended Validation (EV) roots to Firefox 3.0.2.
  • On certain IDN sites, the password manager would not fill in username and password
    details properly.

  • Fixed several hangs and crashes that occurred when using screen readers.

  • Fixed Mac-specific issues:

    • Keyboard shortcuts would stop working in some cases.

    • Japanese, Korean, Chinese and Indic characters can not be entered (using IME)
      into text fields in Flash objects ( href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=357670">bug 357670)
    • Firefox 3.0.1 could not be used when the user profile is stored on an
      AFP directory ( href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=417037">bug 417037)



  • See the Firefox 3.0.1 release notes for
    previous changes.

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Posted by Antony Shen on September 24, 2008 2:23 AM

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