Mozilla readies Firefox security patch

Tuesday, 2 May 2006, 12:38 AM EST

The open-source Mozilla project this week will release an update to its Firefox browser that will fix a publicly disclosed security issue in the software. News of the update came as developers also confirmed that they were dropping a highly anticipated bookmarking feature, called Places, from the next major Firefox release, due later this year.

The Firefox 1.5.0.3 update was scheduled to be delivered Friday, but it is now expected to be released "early [this] week," a Mozilla spokeswoman said.

At PC World.

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