Mozilla Security Updates

Number: AV18-048
Date: 20 March 2018

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to Mozilla security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities in Firefox and Firefox ESR.

Assessment

Mozilla has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Firefox and Firefox ESR.

Affected Products:

CVE Reference: CVE-2018-5146, CVE-2018-5147

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.

References:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-08/
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-5146
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-5147

Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

Please note, CCIRC PGP key has recently been updated.
http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/ntnl-scrt/cbr-scrt/_fl/CCIRCPublicPGPKey.txt

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