Firefox 3: The world fastest security flaws
Firefox 3 breaks the Guinness World Record is common news. This browser downloaded by more than 8 million people in 24 hours. But not only for the biggest download in one day, Firefox will also breaks the Guinness World Record for the world fastest security flaws.
This is according to TippingPoint a provider of network-based intrusion prevention systems, was informed about existing security issues in Mozilla Firefox 3.0 through its program Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) that rewards security researchers for exclusive information disclosing vulnerabilities founded in software products
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. Not unlike most browser based vulnerabilities that we see these days, user interaction is required such as clicking on a link in email or visiting a malicious web page.