Firefox 22 fixes 17 bugs, adds new developer feature

Share this article:

Mozilla on Tuesday shipped Firefox version 22 to address 17 vulnerabilities the browser.

Mozilla released four "critical" fixes for memory- and privilege-related bugs.

Firefox 22 also includes a new feature called “OdinMonkey," which is said to improve JavaScript performance for developers, and other new browser enhancements, such as Web Real-Time Communication (WebRTC) being enabled by default, allowing users to video chat, share files and carry out other real-time communications without the need for add-ons.

Most users will receive the new version automatically. For those who have disabled auto-updates, they can "Check for Updates" on the "Help" menu.

Share this article:

Sign up to our newsletters

More in News

DDoS attacks remain up, stronger in Q2, report says

DDoS attacks remain up, stronger in Q2, report ...

Prolexic's second quarter DDoS report noted the proliferation of shorter attacks that ate up more bandwidth.

Superman soars above fellow superheroes as most toxic search term

A McAfee study found that searches pertaining to Superman exposed users to the most infected websites.

Black Hat talk on Tor weaknesses canceled

Black Hat organizers say legal counsel for the Software Engineering Institute and Carnegie Mellon University nixed the session.