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Fedora 9 Update: firefox-3.0.8-1.fc9 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox. A memory corruption flaw was discovered in the way Firefox handles XML files containing an XSLT transform. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash Firefox or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2009-1169) A flaw was discovered in the way Firefox handles certain XUL garbage collection events. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash Firefox or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2009-1044) This update also provides depending packages rebuilt against new Firefox version. Miro updates to upstream 2.0.3. Provides new features and fixes various bugs in 1.2.x series
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-3099
2009-03-28 00:57:36
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Name        : firefox
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 3.0.8
Release     : 1.fc9
URL         : http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/
Summary     : Mozilla Firefox Web browser
Description :
Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for standards
compliance, performance and portability.

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Update Information:

Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL
Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox.    A memory corruption flaw was
discovered in the way Firefox handles XML files containing an XSLT transform. A
remote attacker could use this flaw to crash Firefox or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2009-1169)    A flaw was
discovered in the way Firefox handles certain XUL garbage collection events. A
remote attacker could use this flaw to crash Firefox or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2009-1044)    This update also
provides depending packages rebuilt against new Firefox version.    Miro updates
to upstream 2.0.3.  Provides new features and fixes various bugs in 1.2.x series
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Mar 27 2009 Christopher Aillon  - 3.0.8-1
- Update to 3.0.8
* Wed Mar  4 2009 Jan Horak  - 3.0.7-1
- Update to 3.0.7
* Thu Feb 26 2009 Jan Horak  - 3.0.6-2
- Fixed spelling mistake in firefox.sh.in
* Wed Feb  4 2009 Christopher Aillon  - 3.0.6-1
- Update to 3.0.6
* Wed Jan  7 2009 Jan Horak  - 3.0.5-2
- Fixed wrong LANG and LC_MESSAGES variables interpretation (#441973) 
  in startup script.
* Tue Dec 16 2008 Christopher Aillon  3.0.5-1
- Update to 3.0.5
* Thu Nov 13 2008 Jan Horak  3.0.4-2
- Removed firefox-2.0-getstartpage.patch patch 
- Start page is set by different way
* Wed Nov 12 2008 Christopher Aillon  3.0.4-1
- Update to 3.0.4
* Tue Sep 23 2008 Christopher Aillon  3.0.2-1
- Update to 3.0.2
* Wed Jul 16 2008 Christopher Aillon  3.0.1-1
- Update to 3.0.1
* Tue Jun 17 2008 Christopher Aillon  3.0-1
- Firefox 3 Final
* Thu May  8 2008 Colin Walters  3.0-0.61
- Rebuild to pick up new xulrunner (bug #445543)
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update firefox' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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