Security Alert (A22-01-08): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox
12 January 2022
Mozilla has published the advisories (MFSA2022-01 and MFSA2022-02) to address multiple vulnerabilities in Firefox browser. A remote attacker could entice a user running a vulnerable browser to visit a web page with specially crafted content to exploit the vulnerabilities.
Firefox ESR Windows versions prior to version 91.5
Firefox Windows versions prior to version 96
Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities could lead to arbitrary code execution, arbitrary command injection, elevation of privilege, information disclosure, security feature bypass, spoofing or application crash 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 96 for Windows https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release
Firefox ESR 91.5 for Windows https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/#product-desktop-esr
Users of affected systems should follow the recommendations provided by the product vendor and take immediate actions to mitigate the risk.