Firefox 17 - Ten things you need to know
A brief look at what’s new in Mozilla’s Firefox 17 browser
By Howard Wen | Network World US | Published: 15:53, 03 January 2013
With Mozilla now on a six-week rapid release schedule, it might be difficult to keep track of all the changes happening with Firefox. So, here’s a brief look at what’s new in Mozilla’s latest browser.
URL vulnerability in Version 16 fixed
Soon after Mozilla officially released the stable of Firefox 16, a bug was discovered by some users that could allow a malicious site to determine the URLs a user has visited and gain access to them. Mozilla decided to remove Firefox 16 from distribution on their site as they worked on a fix. Upon which, Firefox was re-released with an incremental number increase to 16.01.