CERT-IN warns of vulnerabilities in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox

Internet users have been asked to upgrade their personal versions of these two most used web browsers on their work stations.

New Delhi | Updated: February 19, 2014 5:30:20 am
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The Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-IN) has warned Internet users of multiple vulnerabilities in popular web browsers Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. The cyber security outfit has asked users in the Indian cyberspace to guard themselves against arbitrary activities on their systems.

In view of these suspicious virus-based activities, Internet users have been asked to upgrade the browsers on their work stations.

“Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey which could be exploited by a remote attacker to bypass certain security restrictions, disclose potentially sensitive information, gain escalated privileges, execute arbitrary code and causes denial of service condition on the affected system,” the CERT-IN said in its latest advisory to online users in the country.

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