Asa Dotzler | 9 Jul 06:43 2004
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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 
at 
http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/mozilla/releases/mozilla1.7.1/shellblock.xpi

New Windows builds of Mozilla, Firefox, and Thunderbird are available at:
http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/mozilla/releases/mozilla1.7.1/mozilla-win32-1.7.1-installer.exe
http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/0.9.2/FirefoxSetup-0.9.2.exe
http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/thunderbird/releases/0.7.2/ThunderbirdSetup-0.7.2.exe

More information and detailed instructions about updating your Mozilla 
applications can be found at http://mozilla.org/security/shell.html

--Asa
Asa Dotzler | 15 Jul 03:42 2004
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Mozilla 1.8 Alpha2

Featuring the new extensions to the Netscape Plugin API 
<http://www.mozilla.org/press/mozilla-2004-06-30.html> Mozilla 1.8 Alpha 
2 is now available for download.

You can read more about what's new in this release at the README 
<http://www.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla1.8a2/README.html> and you can 
see a "rough changelog" covering most of the 400+ bugs fixed in this 
alpha cycle at 
<http://www.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla1.8a2/changelog.html>

Builds are available for:

Windows:

<http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/mozilla/releases/mozilla1.8a2/mozilla-win32-1.8a2-installer.exe> 

Linux:

<http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/mozilla/releases/mozilla1.8a2/mozilla-i686-pc-linux-gnu-1.8a2-installer.tar.gz> 

Mac:

<http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/mozilla/releases/mozilla1.8a2/mozilla-mac-1.8a2.dmg.gz> 

Don't forget to submit those Talkback reports.
Enjoy!

--Asa
Marcia Knous | 17 Jul 19:00 2004
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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.

Gmane