A serious vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox has been addressed in release 18.104.22.168 which is now posted to the Firefox web site. The exploit involved an issue in Apple QuickTime that could reportedly lead to a full compromise of the browser and possibly the underlying operating system.
Firefox 22.214.171.124 is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux for free download from http://getfirefox.com.
- QuickTime pwns Firefox
- Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2007-28
- About the security content of QuickTime 7.1.5