Firefox security update

This was released yesterday, but I haven’t had a chance to post about it. There is a critical security update available for the Mozilla Firefox 1.0 Preview Release.

If Firefox hasn’t notified you yet that an update is available, you can try the following:

Download information:

* Visit the Firefox homepage to download the latest version of Firefox Preview Release (Firefox 0.10.1)
* Current Firefox Preview Release users: when the update icon (Update Icon) appears in the upper right corner of your screen, just click on it to install the patch, or click here to install it. You may need to add www.mozilla.org to your list of trusted web servers. You will need to restart Firefox after installing the patch.

After installing the update, to verify that Firefox is updated all you have to do is click on the “Help” menu, click on “Abou Mozilla Firefox”. A window will appear. Look at the bottom of the window, and look at the following (maybe slightly different if you don’t use Windows):

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040913 Firefox/0.10.1

The critical part of that line is the Firefox/0.10.1 part. If you have that, your Firefox is all updated.