Mozilla has released Firefox 8 patch

Beijing on December 18, according to foreign media reports, Mozilla Firefox has released eight patch, 3 of which are modified to defects has been rated as “critical” level.

Mozilla released patches before the software, security experts recommend that users use non-IE browser, to avoid attacks by hackers. Microsoft on Wednesday released a temporary fix for IE in a “critical” flaws.

Using Firefox in both “critical” flaw that hackers could launch cross-site scripting attacks. The first three “critical” flaw in the browser engine with Firefox, which can be caused browser crashes, hackers could exploit the flaw in the user’s PC to a remote code execution.

patch applies to version 3.04 and Firefox 2.0.0.18. Mozilla said it will be the last patch for version 2 of Firefox. Patch also uninstalled Firefox 2 phishing filter technology because it uses an import agreement blacklist obsolete. Mozilla recommends users to upgrade to Firefox 2, Firefox 3.

functionality of Firefox automatic update will automatically download the software patch, and prompts the user to restart the browser to complete the installation process.

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