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Mozilla fixes CRITICAL security holes in Firefox, urges v31 upgrade Print E-mail
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Source: The Register UK - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Vendors/Products Mozilla has released a bug-and-security update for Firefox, with 11 security fixes, three of them critical. Chief among the security patches is a use-after-free bug the organisation says was discovered by one James Kitchener. From the advisory: “Mozilla community member James Kitchener reported a crash in DirectWrite when rendering MathML content with specific fonts due to an error in how font resources and tables are handled. This leads to use-after-free of a DirectWrite font-face object, resulting in a potentially exploitable crash”.

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