The Mozilla Foundation announced on Wednesday that its developers were working to a patch a serious flaw in the browser that was publicly announced the day before.
On Wednesday, Mozilla published its own advisory, offering directions on how to turn off JIT processing as a temporary security measure.
Firefox 3.5, which has the flaw, is Mozilla's latest version of its popular browser. The company released the latest version of the software earlier this month, adding stronger privacy features, such as Private Browsing and a Forget this Site feature.
According to Mozilla's advisory, users can turn of just-in-time processing using the following steps:
about:configin the browsers location bar.
jitin the Filter box at the top of the config editor.
- Double-click the line containing
The Mozilla Foundation is currently working on a fix for the issue.
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Posted by: Robert Lemos