Asa Dotzler | 9 Jul 06:43 2004

Security update for shell: extenal protocol vulnerability

Today, the Mozilla team released a configuration change which fixes the 
shell: external protocol vulnerability by explicitly disabling the use 
of the shell: external protocol handler. The fix is available in a small 
patch or in the newest full release of each of these products.

The XPI patch for all of Mozilla, Firefox and Thunderbird is available 

New Windows builds of Mozilla, Firefox, and Thunderbird are available at:

More information and detailed instructions about updating your Mozilla 
applications can be found at

Asa Dotzler | 15 Jul 03:42 2004

Mozilla 1.8 Alpha2

Featuring the new extensions to the Netscape Plugin API 
<> Mozilla 1.8 Alpha 
2 is now available for download.

You can read more about what's new in this release at the README 
<> and you can 
see a "rough changelog" covering most of the 400+ bugs fixed in this 
alpha cycle at 

Builds are available for:







Don't forget to submit those Talkback reports.

Marcia Knous | 17 Jul 19:00 2004

Updated Developer Day Information - New Speakers Added!

A revised agenda has been posted for the upcoming Mozilla Developer Day on August 6th, with two more speakers added to the agenda. Mike Shaver will give a talk on The Road to Mozilla 2.0, which should of interest to everyone who is curious about where Mozilla is headed. Aaron Leventhal will give a talk entitled Accessibility Intro for Mozilla hackers -- Why, What and How.  His talk will include showing how Mozilla works with various technologies, including the first ever demo of Mozilla with a screen reader (Window-Eyes).

Please check the Developer Day web page for more detailed information about the talks and to register for the event.  Don't forget to register early - we expect a good crowd as this Developer Day promises to be one of the best ever!  We look forward to seeing you at the Googleplex in Mountain View.