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Security Update:Critical Update Released for Firefox

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 16:22

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Firefox Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?

Mozilla has released a Critical security update to address a vulnerability in Firefox 49 and 50.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 50.0.1 at https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-91/.

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS

  • Firefox 50 and earlier

 

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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