Firefox 3.6.2 with Fix to Zero-day Vulnerability will Release on March 30th

by Venkat eswarlu on March 19, 2010

in Firefox,News,security

 Firefox 3.6.2 with Fix to Zero day Vulnerability will Release on March 30th

Secunia reported Mozilla Firefox 3.6 have vulnerability which is rated as highly critical and can be exploited by malicious people to compromise user’s a system.Mozilla confirms that vulnerability has been identified after contacting Security researcher who found the bug.Mozilla ready to release fix for this with upcoming Firefox 3.6.2 which is scheduled to be release on March 30th.

Here is the Description of vulnerability found in Firefox 3.6 reported by Secunia

“ A vulnerability has been reported in Mozilla Firefox ,which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a use’s system.The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error and can be exploited to execute arbitrary code.The vulnerability is reported in version 3.6 .Other versions may also be affected”

Secunia advises not to visit untrusted websites or follow untrusted links as a temporary solution.

Mozilla confirms in their security blog post mentioning that the vulnerability has been identified and rated as critical which allows an attacker to run code remotely.The vulnerability has been patched by developers and fix is undergoing quality assurance.This fix will be released on March 30th with Firefox 3.6.2.

Mozilla suggests to users can also download current Firefox 3.6.2 Beta build which also contains the fix to vulnerability.

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