Security Alert (A18-03-06): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox
19 March 2018
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 59.0.1
Firefox ESR prior to version 52.7.2
Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities could lead to arbitrary code execution on an affected system.
Mozilla has released new versions of the product to address the issues and they can be downloaded at the following URLs:
Firefox 59.0.1 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/
Firefox ESR 52.7.2 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/all/
Users of affected systems should follow the recommendations provided by the product vendor and take immediate actions to mitigate the risk.