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Dated: August 11, 2015

Description
The Mozilla foundation has released critical updates for Firefox, Firefox OS and Firefox ESR against some vulnerabilities that if exploited give access of the affected system to any remote attacker. The Mozilla Foundation has released patched versions for all three. These updates include:
– Firefox 40
– Firefox ESR 38.2
– Firefox OS 2.2

Recommendation
NUST CSIRT encourage users and administrators to have a look at the security advisories for Firefox [1], Firefox OS [2] and Firefox ESR [3] and apply the updates.

References
[1]. https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox/#firefox40
[2]. https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox-os/#firefoxos2.2
[3]. https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox-esr/#firefoxesr38.2