Monthly Archives: August 2012

Firefox 15 Released

Firefox version 15 has been released:

  • Silent, background updates
  • Support for SPDY networking protocol v3
  • WebGL enhancements, including compressed textures for better performance
  • Localization in Maithili
  • Optimized memory usage for add-ons
  • JavaScript debugger integrated into developer tools
  • New layout view added to Inspector
  • High precision event timer implemented
  • The CSS word-break property has been implemented
  • New responsive design tool allows web developers to switch between desktop and mobile views of sites
  • Native support for the Opus audio codec added
  • The <audio> and <video> elements now support the played attribute
  • The element now supports the media attribute
  • Focus rings keep growing when repeatedly tabbing through elements (720987)

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2012

Patches for Auguest 2012:

  • Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2722913)
  • Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2723135)
  • Vulnerabilities in Windows Networking Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2733594)
  • Vulnerability in Windows Common Controls Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2720573)
  • Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server WebReady Document Viewing Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2740358)
  • Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2731847)
  • Vulnerability in JScript and VBScript Engines Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2706045)
  • Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2731879)
  • Vulnerability in Microsoft Visio Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2733918)

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2012