Mozilla and Google have released updated versions of their respective browsers. These updates address vulnerabilities that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code, bypass intended access restrictions, cause a denial-of-service condition, or obtain sensitive information.
The IT Security office advises owners of the affected browsers to restart their browser or follow update instructions to facilitate updating.
Additional information about these vulnerabilities can be viewed at:
If you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Center at 303-735-4357 (or 5-HELP from an on-campus phone) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
OIT has defined the following categories to describe the severity of security risks:
URGENT severity represents a broad threat to the entire campus community.
SEVERE severity included remote exploits and worms.
IMPORTANT severity includes virus and local exploits for commonly used services.