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Firefox 2.0x Updated to Fix Dozen Security Flaws

According to an advisory released by Denmark-based security firm Secunia on July 2, 2008, researchers have found a number of security flaws in Mozilla's Firefox 2.0x Web browser. The advisory said that many of the flaws could be exploited by malicious users to shut down the vulnerable system or to gain full control of it.

Secunia's advisory giving the vulnerability details said that two vulnerabilities among the critical ones permit execution of arbitrary codes. Another one involves crash down the system due to memory corruption indicates that it might be feasible to exploit the flaw to start off remote code execution.

Also, among the four critical vulnerabilities rectified in, one is specific to Java LiveConnect on Mac OS X and permits arbitrary connection of soc...

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