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Security Update:Multiple Critical and High Vulnerabilities in Firefox and Firefox ESR

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 09:56

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Firefox 50 and Firefox ESR 45.5 Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
Mozilla has released security updates to address multiple Critical and High vulnerabilities in Firefox and Firefox ESR.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to:


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Firefox 50
  • Firefox ESR 45.5


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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