“We recommend that you do not use Tails OS before the release of version 5.1, if you use Tor Browser to work with confidential information (passwords, private messages, personal data, etc.),” says the warning of the project developers released this week.
“For example, if you visited a malicious site, then an attacker controlling it can gain access to a password or other confidential information that you send to other sites within the same Tails session,” the developers said in a statement.
The developers promised to fix vulnerabilities in their OS only on May 31, since the team does not have the opportunity to publish an emergency release earlier.
Both vulnerabilities in Firefox were discovered at the Vancouver Pwn2Own 2022. We wrote about how security researcher Manfred Paul hacked Mozilla Firefox in just 8 seconds