Mozilla Products Contain Multiple Vulnerabilities
- Mozilla Firefox web browser
- Mozilla SeaMonkey web browser
- Mozilla Thunderbird email application
- Netscape web browser
Any products based on Mozilla components may also be affected.
The Mozilla web browser and derived products contain several vulnerabilities. By taking advantage of one or more of these vulnerabilities, an attacker may be able to take control of your computer.
Upgrade to the latest versions of Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey
According to Mozilla:Firefox 1.5.0.x will be maintained with security and stability updates until April 24, 2007. All users are strongly encouraged to upgrade to Firefox 2.
Mozilla products, including the Firefox web browser and Thunderbird email application, contain a number of vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to access your computer, run programs that could cause your computer to crash, or gain control of your computer.
For more technical information, see US-CERT Technical Alert TA06-312A.
- US-CERT Vulnerability Notes Related to November Mozilla Security Advisories - <http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/byid?searchview&query=mozilla_1508>
- Mozilla Foundation Security Advisories - <http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/>
- Firefox - Rediscover the Web - <http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/>
- Thunderbird - Reclaim your inbox - <http://www.mozilla.com/thunderbird/>
- The SeaMonkey Project - <http://www.mozilla.org/projects/seamonkey/>
- Site Controls - <http://browser.netscape.com/ns8/help/options-site.jsp>
- Securing Your Web Browser - <http://www.us-cert.gov/reading_room/securing_browser/browser_security.html#Mozilla_Firefox>
November 8, 2006: Initial release