Firefox Update Patches 14 Vulnerabilities

Mozilla has released a new and updated version of its Firefox web browser, which comes complete with fixes for a number of vulnerabilities.

Firefox 3.6.7 fixes 14 security vulnerabilities in the web browser, of which eight have been marked as critical, two as of high severity and four as moderate.

The update will increase stability and offers greater protection against known hacking attacks.

It also fixes a vulnerability that could allow cross-domain data theft using CSS and multiple location bar spoofing vulnerabilities, as well as five of the bugs reported via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) programme.

Some of the most critical issues that have addressed by the update are related to corrupt PNG image files, remote code execution and memory-related bugs, tech news site The Register reports.

Mozilla has provided a complete list of bugs that have been fixed by the update here.

The company has advised all Firefox users to upgrade to the new version immediately to prevent these vulnerabilities from being exploited.