Monthly Archives: August 2011

Twitter Posts for week ending 2011-08-26

Firefox 6.0 Released

Firefox 6 has been released with the below listed changes:

  • The address bar now highlights the domain of the website you’re visiting
  • Streamlined the look of the site identity block
  • Added support for the latest draft version of WebSockets with a prefixed API
  • Added support for EventSource / server-sent events
  • Added support for window.matchMedia
  • Added Scratchpad, an interactive JavaScript prototyping environment
  • Added a new Web Developer menu item and moved development-related items into it
  • Improved usability of the Web Console
  • Improved the discoverability of Firefox Sync
  • Reduced browser startup time when using Panorama
  • Fixed several stability issues
  • Fixed several security issues

Entire list of Changes in Firefox 6

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2011

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2011 has been released:

  • Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2559049)
  • Vulnerabilities in DNS Server Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2562485)
  • Vulnerability in Data Access Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2560656)
  • Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Visio Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2560978)
  • Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Web Access Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2546250)
  • Vulnerability in Remote Access Service NDISTAPI Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2566454)
  • Vulnerability in Windows Client/Server Run-time Subsystem Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2567680)
  • Vulnerabilities in TCP/IP Stack Could Allow Denial of Service (2563894)
  • Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol Could Allow Denial of Service (2570222)
  • Vulnerability in Microsoft Chart Control Could Allow Information Disclosure (2567943)
  • Vulnerability in Microsoft Report Viewer Could Allow Information Disclosure (2578230)
  • Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Denial of Service (2556532)
  • Vulnerability in .NET Framework Could Allow Information Disclosure (2567951)

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2011