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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1716 Mozilla patches 29 vulnerabilities, prevents MIME confusion attacks, in Firefox 50
Mozilla addressed 29 vulnerabilities, three rated critical, when it released the latest iteration of its flagship browser, Firefox 50 and Firefox ESR 45.5, on Tuesday.

Firefox developers said this week that it might take some effort, but at least two of the critical bugs could be exploited to run arbitrary code. Both bugs stemmed from memory safety issues in Firefox 49, released in mid-September.

According to a security advisory published by Mozilla, both issues showed evidence of memory corruption and were discovered by Mozilla developers and community members.
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#1716 Mozilla patches 29 vulnerabilities, prevents MIME confusion attacks, in Firefox 50
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