Security hole fixed in Firefox 3.6

A fix is now available for a security hole that was discovered in Firefox 3.6 under Windows in early February. According to Mozilla’s blog, the fix will be included in version 3.6.2, which is scheduled for release on the 30th of March. Those who don’t want to wait can install the current beta of this version.

The exploit allows remote attackers to take control of a PC. Secunia’s advisories rate the problem as highly critical, while the German BürgerCERT recommends using a different browser until the problem has been fixed.

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