Tipping Point DVLabs
has announced a vunerability in Firefox 3
. The 8 million people who downloaded the browser last three days and the millions more who will be downloading it in the next few days must be aware that the severity of the vulnerability is "High" (this is according to Zero Day
). Details of about this vulnerability is still unknown but what is sure is that it works when a user clicks an infected link from a site with the malicious code. This also affects version 2 of Firefox. Mozilla has acknowledge
this security issue, a patch for this is expected to be released shortly.
Despite this security issue, Firefox would still be my main browser. Users must just have to be careful about what and where they click. Setting Firefox to auto update will also help a lot.
Labels: Browser, Firefox, Security, Vulnerability