Mozilla Releases Patches for Critical Vulnerabilities in Firefox
Mozilla has issued two advisories to fix critical vulnerabilities in its popular Firefox web
Security experts have rated the vulnerabilities as 'critical', and state that they could be
With the vulnerabilities, hackers could easily track any Web session and steal critical
It is said that two of the three vulnerabilities in Firefox 3.0 and Firefox 3.5 were revealed at
Marlinspike and Kaminsky, Independent Researchers, said at the Black Hat Conference that hackers
Kaminsky discovered a mismatch in the domain names when Certificate Authorities (CA) allocate SSL
Hence, this makes the job of hackers slightly easy as they can obtain certificates that work for
The researchers said that as Firefox used SSL to ensure protection of security updates, this
Mozilla Firefox versions 3.x, Mozilla SeaMonkey versions 1.x and Mozilla Thunderbird versions 2.x
Therefore, Mozilla has asked its users that they should update the running version of NSS to
Related article: Mozilla Rules Out Bug in Its Firefox
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