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Firefox, check your version

This one caught my eye, normally browser reports are fairly edge-case scenario’s that cause crashes, local DDOS’s etc, however buried at the bottom this one we see; Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume th...

This one caught my eye, normally browser reports are fairly edge-case scenario’s that cause crashes, local DDOS’s etc, however buried at the bottom this one we see;

Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort some of these could have been exploited to run arbitrary code.

I take this to mean potentially letting a foreign website run arbitrary (I’m assuming “un-sandboxed”) code on the machines running Firefox. This isn’t on my Christmas wish-list! It looks like my auto-updates have me on 120, for Firefox users, might be worth checking you’re not on 119 …

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