Firefox Patches Critical Mystery Bug, Also Impacting Google Chrome

A Mozilla Foundation update to the Firefox web browser, released Tuesday, tackles one critical vulnerability and a handful of high-severity bugs. The update, released as Firefox version 84, is also billed by Mozilla as boosting the browser’s performance and adding native support for macOS hardware running on its own Apple processors.

In total, six high-severity flaws were fixed, in addition to the critical bug, tracked as CVE-2020-16042. The specific critical bug in Firefox was also highlighted earlier this month in Google’s Chrome browser security update, where it was rated as a high-severity flaw.

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Source: ThreatPost