Mozilla has released a security update that patches eight vulnerabilities in its Firefox browser. The company gave the flaws severity ratings ranging from 'low' to 'critical'.
The critical flaw could allow attackers to instruct a system to perform certain tasks on start-up without the user's permission, effectively allowing control of the system.
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