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Firefox 16 removed from installer page after vulnerability found

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Mozilla has temporarily removed Firefox 16 from the current installer page after it found a security vulnerability in the new version of its browser, it said on Wednesday.

The vulnerability could allow a malicious site to potentially determine which websites users have visited and have access to the URL (uniform resource locator) or URL parameters, Michael Coates, director of security assurance at Mozilla said in a blog post.

Mozilla does not however have any information that the vulnerability is currently being "exploited in the wild," he added.

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