Firefox enhances private browsing
Posted on 03 April 2013.
Mozilla released Firefox 20 that fixes several security and stability issues. Included in the update are eleven critical security updates.


Firefox includes a new enhancement to private browsing that allows you to open a new private browsing window without closing or changing your current browsing session.

Fixed flaws include:
MFSA 2013-40: Out-of-bounds array read in CERT_DecodeCertPackage.
MFSA 2013-39: Memory corruption while rendering grayscale PNG images.
MFSA 2013-38: Cross-site scripting (XSS) using timed history navigations.
MFSA 2013-37: Bypass of tab-modal dialog origin disclosure.
MFSA 2013-36: Bypass of SOW protections allows cloning of protected nodes.
MFSA 2013-35: WebGL crash with Mesa graphics driver on Linux.
MFSA 2013-34: Privilege escalation through Mozilla Updater.
MFSA 2013-33: World read and write access to app_tmp directory on Android.
MFSA 2013-32: Privilege escalation through Mozilla Maintenance Service.
MFSA 2013-31: Out-of-bounds write in Cairo library.
MFSA 2013-30: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:20.0 / rv:17.0.5).





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