Mozilla releases update to patch critical security vulnerability in Firefox and Firefox ESR

Darren WallaceApple, Maintenance, Management, Security Announcement

This update was patched in Firefox version 85 and Firefox ESR version 78.7. If you are on our managed service platform datajar.mobi, this update has been tested and released to all customers with immediate effect, leveraging our Auto-Update framework.

To expedite the rollout of this patch we have reset the usual weekly patch cycle, so all macOS devices that are powered on with an active network connection should receive this patch within the next one to two hours. If you have Firefox open while the patch is downloaded, you will be prompted to log out to install this as normal.

If you have any problems, concerns or questions, please let us know.

More information on the vulnerability can be found here:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2021-03/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2021-04/