Latest Firefox 1.5 Update

    Mozilla has released a patch that closes several holes in the browsers Firefox 1.5.x and Firefox 2.x. In particular, one critical vulnerability and another dangerous hole related to using the addEventListener function in malicious scripts stealing passwords were closed . In addition, some less significant holes and annoying browser behavior when autofilling forms have been fixed.

    Release numbers increased to and, respectively. It is noteworthy that for the Firefox 1.5.x family this will be the latest release. With this, support for the browser, which was released in November 2005, is planned to be discontinued, and users are offered to switch to Firefox 2.x. In the next few weeks, users of Firefox 1.5.x will receive an automatic update message asking them to install Firefox

    via InternetNews

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