Firefox 22 Closes 14 Holes

Thursday, June 27, 2013 @ 06:06 PM gHale


Firefox 22 officially released and the latest version addresses 14 security vulnerabilities, researchers said.

Four of the security holes – a privileged content access and execution via XBL, a memory corruption issue, execution of unmapped memory through “onreadystatechange” event, and some miscellaneous memory safety hazards – ended up labeled critical.

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The six high-severity flaws fixed in Firefox 22 could end up leveraged to gather sensitive data from sites, or to inject data or code into those sites, according to Mozilla’s security advisory.

In addition, the organization tackled three moderate and one low-impact issue.

Mozilla is advising users to update their installations as soon as possible.



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