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Mozilla pushes security update out to Firefox 1.x users

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Mozilla Corp. on July 26 started urging Firefox users to install a newly released version of the browser, v1.5.0.5, which includes some essential security fixes.

Chris Beard, vice president of products at Mozilla Corp., told DesktopLinux.com that the updated version was released as part of Mozilla's regularly scheduled security and stability update program.

"This release proactively addresses a range of security, performance and stability issues within the Firefox browser," Beard said.

"Updates through Firefox's automated update system will begin within the next 24 to 48 hours," he added.

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