Mozilla Firefox 3.6.16 mChannel Use After Free ≈ Packet Storm

11 Aug
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Nethercote given Firefox’s laurels as a “faculty hog,” and noted that whatsoever versions had utilised remembering more efficiently than others, applauding Firefox 3, 3.5 and 3.6.

“But Firefox 4 regressed again, partly due to a generous sign of new features (not all of which were maximally effective in their prototypal iteration), and part due to whatever over-aggressive tuning of heuristics relating to JavaScript message group and image coding,” Nethercote said.

Nethercote cited tests that Mozilla and others had conducted with Firefox 7 that showed it victimized little faculty than its predecessors and released clean store statesman reliably when tabs were blocked or the browser went ineffective.

“The low retentiveness survival should also prove in fewer crashes and aborts on Windows, where Firefox is shapely as a 32-bit programme and so is typically classified to exclusive 2GB of realistic memory,” Nethercote said.


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