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Thread: Firefox 3.6.12 Update
2010-10-28, 03:08 #1
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Another week, another security issue. This one obviously was deemed pretty urgent. If you read the (somewhat technical) Bugzilla thread you can see a fairly rapid progression:
- Mon 10/25 9:28 PM : Issue entered into the system; 9 more contributors post comments during the next 12 hours.
- Tue 10/26 10:03 AM : First patch posted.
- Tue 10/26 11:32 AM : Comment noting that the issue has been made public by security vendor Norman.
- Tue 10/26 12:19 PM : Second patch posted.
- Tue 10/26 7:04 PM : After discussion of various technical issues, second patch approved and added to source code.
- Tue 10/26 11:25 PM : QA confirms patch efficacy in 3.6.12 and 3.5.15.
Source: Bug 607222 – Interleaving document.write and appendChild can lead to duplicate text frames and overrunning of text run buffers
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2010-10-28, 10:43 #2
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Impressive response, IMHO!BATcher
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