Mozilla Releases Firefox 46 and Firefox ESRs 45.1 and 38.8

As scheduled; earlier today Mozilla released security updates for Firefox and Firefox ESR (Extended Support Release) raising their version numbers to 46, 38.8 and 45.1 (both ESR) respectively.

Firefox 46 resolves 15 security issues more formally known as CVEs (defined). Individually the severity of these issues are as follows:

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4x critical severity CVEs
5x high severity CVEs and 1 high severity issue (not assigned a CVE)
5x moderate severity CVEs
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Firefox ESR 45.1 resolves 6 security issues:
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4x critical severity CVEs
2x high severity CVEs
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Moreover; Firefox ESR 38.8 resolves 10 security issues:
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4x critical severity CVEs
5x high severity CVEs
1x moderate CVE
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As always full details of the security issues resolved by these updates are available in the following links:

Firefox 46
Firefox ESR 45.1
Firefox ESR 38.8

Details of how to install updates for Firefox are here. If Firefox is your web browser of choice, please update it as soon as possible to resolve these security issues.

In general, Mozilla Firefox updates install without issues, however as always I would recommend backing up the data on any device for which you are installing updates in order to prevent data loss in the rare event that any update causes unexpected issues.

Thank you.

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