Another Firefix release... When will people learn, security needs to be built in from the ground up, not patched in.
Mozilla has pushed out a new version of Firefox that fixes numerous security holes, some critical. Firefox version 3.6.7 addresses 14 vulnerabilities, eight of which are described as critical. The most serious flaws involve the handling of malformed PNG images, memory bugs and other code execution risks, as explained here. …
Thanks for the article. My Win 7 Firefox 3.6.6 failed to notify that an update was available.
The options that is aren't - "automatically check for udpates" and "ask me what I want to do". One notes that FF may have checked for an update, but it surely did not ask me what I wanted to do.
The FOSS standard - "Hey, it's free - stop bitchin".
That's what I like about Firefox. The updates are automatically downloaded and installed when you restart Firefox. :) There is no need for that much fuss. No need to reboot computers or install huge downloaders (I'm looking at you Adobe and Microsoft). Just exit Firefox and when you start it up again for the next browsing session, it installs the updates.
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