Mozilla Also Updated Thunderbird (v. 3.0.7 and v.3.1.3)
Article by George Norman
On 09 Sep 2010
Earlier today we were reporting that Mozilla released updates for all its Firefox versions. Mozilla updated the older Firefox 3.5 to fix several stability and security issues, updated Firefox 3.6 to plug numerous security holes and add support for the X-Frame-Options HTTP response header (which will allow site owners to mitigate clickjacking attacks for example) and released the 5th Beta version of Firefox 4 to add support for the HSTS security protocol, support for a new Audio Data API, and to turn on Direct2D Hardware Acceleration (for Windows 7 users).

Mozilla’s web browser isn’t the only one who got updated. Mozilla’s email client has been updated as well. Just like with Firefox, several Thunderbird versions have been updated.

Advertising

“As part of Mozilla’s ongoing security and stability update process, Thunderbird 3.1.3 and Thunderbird 3.0.7 are now available as free downloads for Windows, Mac, and Linux. As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the latest stability and support versions of Thunderbird,” announced Mozilla Messaging’s Mark Banner.

Thunderbird 3.1.3 is available for download here. This latest version comes with several fixes for the application’s user interface, several fixes meant to make Thunderbird more stable, and several fixes meant to address security issues. Thunderbird 3.1.3 is accompanied by a grand total of a 14 security advisories. Out of them all, 10 security advisories are rated as critical, the highest severity rating that Mozilla employs. 1 advisory is rated as high, 1 as moderate, and the remaining two as low. Additional details about the security advisories that accompany Thunderbird 3.1.3 are available here.

Thunderbird 3.0.7 is available for download here. This version also comes with several fixes for the application’s user interface, several fixes meant to make Thunderbird more stable, and several fixes meant to address security issues. Details on the 17 security advisories released alongside Thunderbird 3.0.7 are available here.

"We strongly recommend that all Thunderbird users upgrade to these latest releases. If you already have Thunderbird, you will receive an automated update notification within 24 to 48 hours. You can also manually fetch this update by selecting “Check for Updates…” from the Help menu,” added Mark Banner.



Tags: Mozilla, Thunderbird
About the author: George Norman
George is a news editor.
You can follow him on Google+, Facebook or Twitter

I Hope you LIKE this blog post! Thank you!
What do YOU have to say about this
blog comments powered by Disqus
Popular News
By George Norman on 17 Aug 2017
With the blockbuster movie season upon us, Sony decided to celebrate the occasion with a sale: the Attack of the Blockbusters Sale that offers discounts of up to 50% (60% if you’re a PlayStation Plus member) on a ton of PS4 video games.
By George Norman on 17 Aug 2017
Samsung’s new T5 portable solid-state drive (PSSD) uses the latest 64-layer V-NAND technology, offers between 250GB and 2TB of storage capacity, has a lightweight and shock-resistant design that’s smaller than the average business card, and delivers industry-leading transfer speeds of up to 540 MB/s.
Related News
By George Norman on 14 Aug 2017
Firefox Send works with any modern web browser (not just Mozilla’s own), it lets you safely send files up to 1GB in size, and using it is a fairly simple process, as you can see in this how-to guide.
By George Norman on 24 Jul 2017
As someone who has been using Firefox day-to-day for a very – VERY – long time, I’ve grown to know a lot about Mozilla’s web browser. As such, I thought it a good idea to share part of my knowledge with you and highlight 10 tips & tricks that I’m sure you’ll find very useful.
By George Norman on 02 Aug 2017
Voice Fill uses spoken language to enter queries into search engines. Notes is a built-in notepad that you can use to jot down ideas. And Send lets you send encrypted, self-destructing files over the internet.
By George Norman on 16 Jun 2017
When companies pick an official slogan or motto, they usually go with something they think will impress. Well, these aren't your regular slogans. These are snarky slogans thought up by a cranky a-hole.
Sponsored Links
Hot Software Updates
Top Downloads
Become A Fan!
Link To Us!
Mozilla Also Updated Thunderbird (v. 3.0.7 and v.3.1.3)
HTML Linking Code