Firefox 16.0.1 Available came with Security Vulnerability patched

By | October 12, 2012

As we already dis­cussed about new Fire­fox 16.0 released a day earli­er, But soon after release Moz­illa real­ized that there is a ser­i­ous secur­ity vul­ner­ab­il­ity, . Moz­illa taken down the Fire­fox 16.0 page and Moz­illa site rever­ted to Fire­fox 15.0.1. Now the patched Fire­fox 16.0.1 is avail­able on moz­illa FTP serv­ers. The site is not yet updated to reflect it.

The Moz­illa blog says…

The vul­ner­ab­il­ity could allow a mali­cious site to poten­tially determ­ine which web­sites users have vis­ited and have access to the URL or URL para­met­ers. At this time we have no indic­a­tion that this vul­ner­ab­il­ity is cur­rently being exploited in the wild.

Firefox 16.0.1

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