Mozilla has released a security update that fixes a variety of Firefox flaws digital miscreants could exploit to circumvent security restrictions, conduct cross-site scripting attacks and access sensitive information.
The company released eight advisories over the weekend, all of which were rated highly critical by Danish vulnerability clearinghouse Secunia. The French Security Incident Response Team (FrSIRT) rated the flaws critical.
The problems, as described by Secunia, are:
To correct the flaws, Mozilla will prompt Firefox users to click a box that upgrades the browser to versions 18.104.22.168 or 22.214.171.124.