Firefox 3.0.1 has been released and available for download. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Mozilla. Use the following instructions to upgrade Firefox.
An integer overflow flaw was found in the way Firefox displayed certain web content. A malicious web site could cause Firefox to crash, or execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2008-2785)
A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled certain command line URLs. If another application passed Firefox a malformed URL, it could result in Firefox executing local malicious content with chrome privileges. (CVE-2008-2933)
Download Firefox 3.0.1
How do I upgrade Firefox to version 3.0.1?
How do I update Firefox under Redhat / Fedora / CentOS Linux?
Simply type the following command, enter:
# yum update
How do I update Firefox under Debian / Ubuntu Linux?
Open terminal and simply type the following commands, enter:
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get upgrade