Firefox Security Updated Before PWN2OWN
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Browser makers know that their offerings are going to come under fire next week at the PWN2OWN challenge, where hackers compete for notoriety and prizes for disclosing vulnerabilities in fully patched browsers.
Ahead of the content, Google has already pushed out an update to its Chrome browser. Now, Mozilla is following suit.
Mozilla has issued its first security update for Firefox this year, addressing at least 10 vulnerabilities.
Included are patches for memory errors and a vulnerability that could have led to a crash triggered by a corrupted JPEG image.
eSecurity Planet runs through Mozilla's first security update of 2011.