Firefox security bug patched

Wednesday, 3 May 2006, 10:56 AM EST

Mozilla has released an update to its Firefox browser, fixing a known security flaw in the open-source software.

The bug, reported last week, relates to the way Firefox handles JavaScript code. It could be exploited by attackers to crash an unpatched browser, and, in theory, could also provide them with a way to trick the browser into running malicious code, Mozilla said in a security alert.

At InfoWorld.

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