Firefox security

Mozilla Bug Bounty Payouts Going Up

Mozilla announced that it has increased rewards for vulnerabilities submitted to its bug bounty program, and that for the first time it will pay for some bugs whose severity is rated moderate.

Days before the start of Pwn2Own, Mozilla has patched its flagship Firefox browser. The Firefox 3.6.2 update fixes a critical bug in a font decompression routine that could be exploited to “crash a victim’s browser and execute arbitrary code on his/her system,” Mozilla said in a security advisory. Read the full article. [Computerworld]

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