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Security Update:4 Critical, 4 High, and 1 Moderate Security Updates Released for Thunderbird

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 16:03

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Thunderbird 45.6 and Below Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
Mozilla has released security updates to address 4 Critical, 4 High, and 1 Moderate in Thunderbird.
 

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2017-03 (Security vulnerabilities fixed in Thunderbird 45.7) at https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-03/.
 

AVAILABLE UPDATES FOR:

  • Thunderbird 45.6 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:
  • Thunderbird is setup by default to auto update; and


RELATED LINKS
IT Securityhttp://it.ucsf.edu/security