Firefox 3.0.9 released

by Antony

Firefox 3.0.9SillyDog701 member PaulD informed us that Mozilla has released a maintenance update of Firefox 3.0.9.

Firefox 3.0.9 fixes a number of vulnerabilities and stability issues including critical security issues found in Firefox 3.0.8. Firefox 3.0.9 can be downloaded from Mozilla's download page.

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According to Mozilla, the two critical security issues are:
MFSA 2009-13 Arbitrary code execution through XUL element
MFSA 2009-12 XSL Transformation vulnerability

The complete list of changes as per the Firefox 3.0.8 Release Notes are as follows:

Firefox 3.0.9 fixes several issues found in Firefox 3.0.8:
  • Fixed several security issues.
  • 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)
  • See the Firefox 3.0.8 release notes for changes in previous releases.
See the complete list of bugs fixed.

Screenshot of Mozilla Firefox 3.0.9:
Mozilla Firefox 3.0.9

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.8 was released on 28 March 2009.

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Posted by Antony Shen on April 22, 2009 7:53 AM

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