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.
Multiple buffer overflows were discovered in the Ubuntu Linux kernel and can be corrected by upgrading your system to latest kernel version.
The PCRE library did not correctly handle certain in-pattern options. An attacker could cause applications linked against pcre3 to crash, leading to a denial of service.
Updated kernel packages that fix several bugs are now available for Debian Linux v4.0.
I’ve just finished upgrading my desktop and laptop system without any problem. By default Ubuntu 8.04 LTS will not offer a upgrade to 8.10. This is because the 8.04 LTS version is a long term support release and 8.10 is a regular release. However, you can do network upgrade by configuring LTS release to normal release as follows.
An updated autofs package that fixes a bug is now available under RHEL 4.x server and desktop systems.
Updated freetype packages that fix various security issues are now available for CentOS / Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, 5 and 2.1 server software.
Update brings broad refresh of hardware support and improved quality, combined with new features and enhancements in areas such as virtualization, desktop, networking, storage & clustering and security
CVE-2008-0553: libtk-img – buffer overflow via local / remote arbitrary code execution.
Firefox 3 Release Candidate 1 has been released and download it while it is hot!