Software Update: Mozilla Firefox 58.0.2

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Mozilla has released version 58.0.2 of its web browser Firefox, this version is also based on Firefox Quantum. With Quantum, the browser has not only been given a new look and logo based on photonthere is also a lot under the hood changed. For example, the CSS engine Stylo commissioned and becomes OMTP, or Off-Main-Thread Painting, applied to avoid jerky images. As a result, so-called legacy extensions are no longer supported. The changelog for version 58.0.2 looks like this:

Version 58.0.2 fixes

  • Avoid a signature validation issue during update on macOS
  • Blocklisted graphics drivers related to off main thread painting crashes
  • Tab crash during printing
  • Fix clicking links and scrolling emails on Microsoft Hotmail and Outlook (OWA) webmail

Version 58.0.1 fixes

  • Security fix 2018-05 – Arbitrary code execution through unsanitized browser UI
  • When using certain non-default security policies on Windows (for example with Windows Defender Exploit Protection or Webroot security products), Firefox 58.0 would fail to load pages (bug 1433065).

Version number 58.0.2
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website Mozilla Foundation
License type Conditions (GNU/BSD/etc.)
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