German pressure forces Mozilla to update Firefox

German pressure forces Mozilla to update Firefox.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/03/81lf0Y.jpg[/newsimage]The German Federal Office for Information Security has released a warning that the Mozilla Firefox Web browser has security problems PC users should be familiar with.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/german-pressure-forces-mozilla-to-update-firefox-27488/](http://www.myce.com/news/german-pressure-forces-mozilla-to-update-firefox-27488/)


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But the site doesn’t mention when Mozilla was going to release it or not?? That would be something to know as well. So we can know if Mozilla was holding out so they wouldn’t have to release the flaw…??

[QUOTE=coolcolors;2503895]But the site doesn’t mention when Mozilla was going to release it or not?? [/QUOTE]Version 3.6.2, which has that security hole closed, has been released yesterday. :slight_smile: Depending on your settings and configuration, it should be already offered by the built-in update mechanism.

See also http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Firefox-3-6-2-closes-critical-security-hole-961057.html

Michael