Security Alert (A17-12-02): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox
05 December 2017
Mozilla has published a security advisory to address multiple vulnerabilities found in Firefox. A remote attacker would entice a user running the vulnerable browser to open a web page with specially crafted content to exploit the vulnerabilities.
Firefox prior to version 57.0.1
Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities could allow a malicious website to query browsing history.
Mozilla has released a new version of the product to address the issues and they can be downloaded at the following URL:
Firefox 57.0.1 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/
Users of affected systems should follow the recommendations provided by the product vendor and take immediate actions to mitigate the risk.