This week security updates were release for both the Firefox and Opera web browsers. As both are security related, each company recommends updating your browser as soon as possible.
Mozilla Firefox 3.0.7
On the security side of this update, Mozilla addressed several issues that could have allowed a malicious website to execute arbitrary code on the victim’s computer. Also addressed was a security flaw that could have allowed a website to exploit a cross-domain redirect and allow it to steal sensitive XML data.
A total of 47 bugs were also addressed in this release including an annoying bug which caused cookies to go missing after a few days.
You can download the update directly from Mozilla.com or update directly from within the Firefox help menu. Additional information on this update may be found in the release notes.
Starting with this version of Opera, the web browser now supports Data Execution Prevention (DEP) on Windows XP SP2+ and Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) on Windows Vista. In addition to implementing these, 9.64 addresses 13 other security related issues.