Mozilla Firefox Bug: Almost everyone who uses the Internet must know Mozilla Firefox. Mozilla Firefox is a very popular web browser among the browsers used in India. A large number of people use it in India. If you are also one of those people, then be careful because the Government of India has issued an advisory regarding Mozilla Firefox, in which the government has advised users to be cautious.
The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) noticed many such shortcomings in the Mozilla Firefox browser, due to which the advisory had to be issued for the safety of the users. The agency said that by taking advantage of these flaws, attackers can take users to a specially designed website. CERT-In in its advisory has advised all users to update their Mozilla Firefox version 105 and Mozilla Firefox ESR to version 102.3. Mozilla Firefox has a huge number of users all over the world including India. Keeping in mind the security of the users, the Government of India has issued an advisory regarding Mozilla Firefox. If you also use Mozilla Firefox, then be careful. Know what is the whole matter.
What is CERT-In?
CERT-In is a national cyber agency whose full name is Indian Computer Emergency Response Team, which works under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India. The government has made it the nodal agency to deal with threats related to cyber security.
What did the government say in the advisory?
The government said in the advisory that there are many flaws in the Mozilla Firefox browser. Using which cybercriminals can harm users by remotely bypassing security restrictions, executing arbitrary codes and revealing sensitive information on users’ systems.
At the beginning of September, CERT-In warned about the shortcomings in the Mozilla Firefox browser. In this browser, hackers can get permission to break the security system of the device. For this reason, now the government has said in its advisory that with the bugs found in the Mozilla Firefox browser, attackers can bypass security restrictions as well as perform service attacks on the target system by executing arbitrary code. To protect against these attacks, the government has advised users to update their Mozilla Firefox browser.