Patch/Configuration Management, Vulnerability Management

Mozilla fixes regression bugs in latest Firefox update


Seeking to correct a number of regression bugs, Mozilla has pushed out an update for its Firefox web browser just three weeks after releasing a prior update.

The latest upgrades — Firefox and Firefox — correct a low-risk file transfer protocol (FTP) port-scanning vulnerability, according to a Mozilla security advisory. But the main purpose of Tuesday’s release is to patch a number of web compatibility flaws inadvertently included as part of Firefox and

The next-version update will include regular security fixes, according to the Mozilla Developer Center.

Meanwhile, the company announced that Firefox version 1.5 will only be supported until April 24. All users are encouraged to upgrade to version 2.0.

The latest Firefox update will be distributed to users through automatic updates and is available for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems, a Mozilla spokeswoman said.

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