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Adobe Flash Player 10.3: Hardware-Accelerated Rendering in IE9

June 22nd, 2011

Adobe Flash Player 10.3 delivers super-fast graphics by plugging into the Internet Explorer 9 hardware-accelerated rendering pipeline using IE9’s ISurfacePresenter interface. Recently, some of you may have seen this rendering issue with Flash content on some pages: Adobe addressed the problem illustrated above (Flash content displaying in the upper left corner) in an update to…

[20110604] – XSS Vulnerability

June 21st, 2011

Project: Joomla! SubProject: All Severity: Medium Versions: 1.6.3 and all earlier 1.6.x versions Exploit type: XSS Reported Date: 2011-May-25 Fixed Date: 2011-June-27 Description Inadequate filtering leads to XSS vulnerability. Affected Installs Joomla! version 1.6.3 and all earlier 1.6.x versions Solution Upgrade to the latest Joomla! version (1.6.4 or later) Reported by Aung Khant Contact The…

[20110602] – Information Disclosure

June 21st, 2011

Project: Joomla! SubProject: All Severity: Low Versions: 1.6.3 and all earlier 1.6.x versions Exploit type: Information Disclosure Reported Date: 2011-May-25 Fixed Date: 2011-June-23 Description Inadequate filtering causes possible information disclosure. Affected Installs Joomla! version 1.6.3 and all earlier 1.6.x versions Solution Upgrade to the latest Joomla! version (1.6.4 or later) Reported by Aung Khant Contact…

[20110601] – XSS Vulnerabilities

June 21st, 2011

Project: Joomla! SubProject: All Severity: Medium Versions: 1.6.3 and all earlier 1.6.x versions Exploit type: XSS Reported Date: 2011-March-24 Fixed Date: 2011-June-27 Description Inadequate filtering leads to XSS vulnerability. Affected Installs Joomla! version 1.6.3 and all earlier 1.6.x versions Solution Upgrade to the latest Joomla! version (1.6.4 or later) Reported by Mesut Timur Contact The…

[20110603] – Unauthorised Access

June 21st, 2011

Project: Joomla! SubProject: All Severity: Medium Versions: 1.6.3 and all earlier 1.6.x versions Exploit type: Unauthorised Access Reported Date: 2011-June-10 Fixed Date: 2011-June-27 Description Inadequate permission checking causes potential for unauthorised access. Affected Installs Joomla! version 1.6.3 and all earlier 1.6.x versions Solution Upgrade to the latest Joomla! version (1.6.4 or later) Reported by Mark…

Another Happy Tuesday?

June 21st, 2011

After Helge’s Happy Tuesday snapshot last week, we thought we would follow up with another one today. This build contains fixes for things like feed and mail messages only being marked as read rather than deleted and makes sure newly added bookmarks are added as the last rather than the first folder item. It also…

Mozilla Delivers New Version of Firefox – First Web Browser to Support Do Not Track on Multiple Platforms

June 21st, 2011

Mozilla, a global, nonprofit organization dedicated to making the Web better, today released a new version of Mozilla Firefox for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. The new version of Firefox comes on the heels of the wildly successful release of Firefox 4, which had more than 200 million downloads on Windows, Mac and Linux and…

Presto 2.9

June 20th, 2011

We have another Presto update for you all in this snapshot, including a version increase to 2.9. In addition to Presto (Core) updates like improved CSS parsing speed, cookie sharing between the browser and extensions, support for providing the original source line for CSS rules, etc., there are numerous Desktop enhancements, including changes to the…

Faster than fast

June 16th, 2011

What if a waiter handed you your meal, hot and fresh, the instant you ordered it? What if the elevator doors opened onto the eighth floor the instant you pressed the eighth-floor button in the lobby? What if a web page appeared in your browser, loaded in its entirety, the instant you clicked on a…

FORE! Golf comes to the Chrome Web Store

June 15th, 2011

This Thursday, the productivity of tens of millions of golf fans around the world will hit new lows as the U.S. Open, the second of the four major golf championships kick off at the Congressional Country Club. For those of you who are determined to keep up with what promises to be an exciting tournament,…