Date: 06 April 2020
On 3 April 2020 Mozilla released Firefox 74.0.1 and Firefox ESR 68.6.1 to address critical vulnerabilities in the Windows, macOS and Linux versions of Firefox. Under certain circumstances, a remote actor could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. In a Security Advisory, Mozilla stated that it is aware of targeted exploitation of the vulnerabilities.
The Cyber Centre encourages users and administrators to review the Mozilla Foundation Security Advisories webpage and apply the necessary updates:
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