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Security Update:Mozilla has released security updates to address 6 Critical, 4 High, and 5 Moderate vulnerability in Thunderbird

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 09:37

Reason

Security update

Impact

Thunderbird users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Mozilla has released security updates to address 6 Critical, 4 High, and 5 Moderate vulnerability in Thunderbird.

 

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2018-19 (Security vulnerabilities fixed in Thunderbird 60) at https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-19/

 

Available updates FOR:

  • Thunderbird below 60

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to take control of an affected system.

 

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.

 

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