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Security Update:Critical Security Update Released for Firefox, Firefox ESR, and Thunderbird

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Friday, December 2, 2016 - 15:00

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Firefox, Firefox ESR, and Thunderbird Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
Mozilla has released a CRITICAL security update to address a vulnerability in Firefox, Firefox ESR, and Thunderbird.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2016-92 (Firefox SVG Animation Remote Code Execution) at https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-92/.


AVAILABLE UPDATES FOR:

  • Firefox 50.0.2
  • Firefox ESR 45.5.1
  • Thunderbird 45.5.1


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:


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