Firefox 3.0.10 fixes two issues found in Firefox 3.0.9:
- Fixed a security issue.
- Fixed a major stability issue.
One of the security fixes in Firefox 3.0.9 introduced a regression that caused some users to experience frequent crashes. Users of the HTML Validator add-on were particularly affected, but other users also experienced this crash in some situations. In analyzing this crash we discovered that it was due to memory corruption similar to cases that have been identified as security vulnerabilities in the past.