updated 01:25 pm EDT, Wed August 5, 2009
Firefox 3.5.2 update
Mozilla has released Firefox 3.5.2, updating its multi-platform web browser. A key fix in the release aids photographers, illustrators and other graphics professionals, by now properly rendering images with ICC profiles on all monitors. Such profiles are used to define color spaces, ensuring that the colors depicted on a display are those intended.
Also corrected are several security issues, including two listed as "critical" by Mozilla due to their allowing malware without user participation. The first involves a badly cached wrapper, while a second relates to crashes resulting in memory corruption. Less serious issues resolved include spoofing of the location bar and SSL indicator, and data corruption connected to SOCKS5 replies. The Mac update is a 17.6MB download.