Mozilla has released Firefox 10.0.1. Browsers that are not updated are susceptible to a malicious user gaining access to and running harmful software on the system.
The OIT Security Office recommends all users update.
Mozilla Firefox prior to version 10.0.1
Security Advisories for Firefox
Release date: February 13, 2012
Additional information about this vulnerability can be viewed at:
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.