Thursday, July 19, 2007

Security Issues fixed in new Firefox

Mozilla developers fixed many bugs and security issues in Firefox update. The following security issues have been fixed by Mozilla in Firefox update.

XPCNativeWrapper pollution

Unauthorized access to wyciwyg:// documents

Remote code execution by launching Firefox from Internet Explorer

File type confusion due to %00 in name

Privilege escalation using an event handler attached to an element not in the document

Frame spoofing while window is loading

XSS using addEventListener and setTimeout

Crashes with evidence of memory corruption

You can download Firefox update from here


SMPlayer is a free multimedia player which plays Videos, Vcds, Dvds. SMPlayer plays all known video and audio formats without the need of external codecs.

SMPlayer uses the award winning MPlayer as engine. SMPlayer plays known formats like avi, mkv, ogm, mpeg, vob, 3gp, asf, mov, wmv, mp3, ogg without the need of external codecs. We can play internet streams also with SMPlayer.

SMPlayer remembers the settings of all files you play. Suppose you watch a movie for sometime then close the SMPlayer. If you play the movie again then SMPlayer will resume the movie at the same point you left it.

So many features available in SMPlayer. But SMPlayer is still alpha software. So additional features may contain bugs. In future so many new feautures are also available in SMPlayer. SMPlayer is now available for both Windows and Linux now.

Download SMPlayer

In the same site an update to SMPlayer is also available. Download it also. After installing SMPlayer, uncompress the update file on the same directory where you installed SMPlayer, overwriting the old files.