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Security Update:Firefox 49.02 Released to Address High Vulnerability

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 13:11

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Mozilla Firefox Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
Mozilla has released Firefox 49.0.2 to address a High impact security vulnerability.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2016-87, Security Vulnerabilities Fixed in Firefox 49.0.2, at https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-87/.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Firefox 49.0.1 and below


WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?
Exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to take control of your computer.


HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?
Update your software

  1. If you are supported by ITFS or have different IT support, no action on your part is required.
  2. If you do not have IT support or they do not support your computer, Firefox is setup by default to auto update.


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