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ff v. 57.0.2

 

December 7, 2017   ----> a present from nikolaus? :D

 

Fixed

  • Block old versions of G Data Endpoint Security for crashing Firefox on start up - Windows only (bug 1421991)

  • Fix a regression with WebGL and D3D9 - Windows only

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... i had 53.0.3 before

 

ff 57.0.2 quantum isnt better

 

iron v. 61 portable cant update to iron 62 - it crashs after this

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Here's the rest of the links to various newsletters.

 

Photon Engineering Newsletter:

13: https://msujaws.wordpress.com/2017/08/18/photon-engineering-newsletter-13/

14: https://mikeconley.ca/blog/2017/08/24/photon-engineering-newsletter-14/

15: https://dolske.wordpress.com/2017/09/11/photon-engineering-newsletter-15/

16: https://dolske.wordpress.com/2017/09/22/photon-engineering-newsletter-16/
 

These weeks in firefox:

23: https://blog.nightly.mozilla.org/2017/09/12/these-weeks-in-firefox-issue-23/

24: https://blog.nightly.mozilla.org/2017/09/26/these-weeks-in-firefox-issue-24/
25:https://blog.nightly.mozilla.org/2017/10/11/these-weeks-in-firefox-issue-25/

26:https://blog.nightly.mozilla.org/2017/10/26/these-weeks-in-firefox-issue-26/
27:https://blog.nightly.mozilla.org/2017/11/07/these-weeks-in-firefox-issue-27/

 

post quantum twif:

28:https://blog.nightly.mozilla.org/2017/11/22/these-weeks-in-firefox-issue-28/
29:https://blog.nightly.mozilla.org/2017/12/05/these-weeks-in-firefox-issue-29/

 

 

Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter:

20: https://ehsanakhgari.org/blog/2017-08-18/quantum-flow-engineering-newsletter-20
21: https://ehsanakhgari.org/blog/2017-08-25/quantum-flow-engineering-newsletter-21
22:https://ehsanakhgari.org/blog/2017-09-01/quantum-flow-engineering-newsletter-22
23:https://ehsanakhgari.org/blog/2017-09-07/quantum-flow-engineering-newsletter-23
24:https://ehsanakhgari.org/blog/2017-09-15/quantum-flow-engineering-newsletter-24
25:https://ehsanakhgari.org/blog/2017-09-21/quantum-flow-engineering-newsletter-25


Webrender newsletter:

2: https://mozillagfx.wordpress.com/2017/08/21/webrender-newsletter-2/

3:https://mozillagfx.wordpress.com/2017/08/28/webrender-newsletter-3/

4:https://mozillagfx.wordpress.com/2017/09/19/webrender-newsletter-4/

5:https://mozillagfx.wordpress.com/2017/09/25/webrender-newsletter-5/

6:https://mozillagfx.wordpress.com/2017/10/02/webrender-newsletter-6/

7:https://mozillagfx.wordpress.com/2017/10/10/webrender-newsletter-7/

8:https://mozillagfx.wordpress.com/2017/10/19/webrender-newsletter-8/

9:https://mozillagfx.wordpress.com/2017/11/06/webrender-newsletter-9/

10:https://mozillagfx.wordpress.com/2017/11/27/webrender-newsletter-10/


 

Off Main Thread Painting:

https://mozillagfx.wordpress.com/2017/12/05/off-main-thread-painting/

 


Introduction to WebRender – Part 1 – Browsers today:

https://mozillagfx.wordpress.com/2017/09/21/introduction-to-webrender-part-1-browsers-today/

 

Entering the Quantum Era—How Firefox got fast again and where it’s going to get faster:

https://hacks.mozilla.org/2017/11/entering-the-quantum-era-how-firefox-got-fast-again-and-where-its-going-to-get-faster/

 

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3 hours ago, trium said:

im back to the good old "before quantum" style

now i use 52.5.2 esr :-)

Same B)

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ff 52.5.3 esr

28. Dezember, 2017

 

Fixed

  • Fix a crash reporting issue that inadvertently sends background tab crash reports to Mozilla without user opt-in (bug 1427111)

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On 1/23/2018 at 13:35, trium said:

ff v52.6.0 esr

 

23. january 2018

 

Thanks, trium.  Fwiw, running 52.6.0 now on win xp, it is running well. 

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ff v59.0

 

13. March 2018

 

New

  • Performance enhancements:
    - Faster load times for content on the Firefox Home page
    - Faster page load times by loading either from the networked cache or the cache on the user’s hard drive (Race Cache With Network)
    - Improved graphics rendering using Off-Main-Thread Painting (OMTP) for Mac users (OMTP for Windows was released in Firefox 58)

  • Drag-and-drop to rearrange Top Sites on the Firefox Home page, and customize new windows and tabs in other ways

  • Added features for Firefox Screenshots:
    - Basic annotation lets the user draw on and highlight saved screenshots
    - Recropping to change the viewable area of saved screenshots

  • Enhanced WebExtensions API including better support for decentralized protocols and the ability to dynamically register content scripts

  • Improved Real-Time Communications (RTC) capabilities.
    - Implemented RTP Transceiver to give pages more fine grained control over calls
    - Implemented features to support large scale conferences

  • Added support for W3C specs for pointer events and improved platform integration with added device support for mouse, pen, and touch screen pointer input

  • Added the Ecosia search engine as an option for German Firefox

  • Added the Qwant search engine as an option for French Firefox

  • Added settings in about:preferences to stop websites from asking to send notifications or access your device’s camera, microphone, and location, while still allowing trusted websites to use these features

Fixed

Changed

  • Firefox Private Browsing Mode will remove path information from referrers to prevent cross-site tracking

unresolved

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The Update to v59.0 broke my taskbar link (and icon) for Firefox.

I had to restart the PC before I could unpin the old taskbar link and create a new one.

 

Another heads up - but it won't affect many people.
There is a conflict between Malwarebytes Anti Exploit stand alone beta v 1.12.1.37 and Firefox - The full Malwarebytes 3 is not affected, it uses an earlier version of the anti-exploit.
It started showing after the latest Windows Cumulative Update, so the Windows OS itself may be involved. Both Mozilla and Malwarebytes are aware of the issue.
The conflict affects the opening of new tabs, they may display a blank instead of the requested page.
Even if you do not see this behaviour Firefox is creating a crash report everytime you open a new page if you have MBAE stand alone running. (Check 'About:crashes').

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ff v52.7.2 esr

 

16. March 2018

 

Fixed

 

details:

 

Quote

 

Out of bounds memory write while processing Vorbis audio data

Announced
March 16, 2018
Impact
critical
Products
Firefox, Firefox ESR
Fixed in
  • Firefox 59.0.1
  • Firefox ESR 52.7.2

#CVE-2018-5146: Out of bounds memory write in libvorbis

Reporter
Richard Zhu via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative
Impact
critical
Description

An out of bounds memory write while processing Vorbis audio data was reported through the Pwn2Own contest.

References

#CVE-2018-5147: Out of bounds memory write in libtremor

Reporter
Huzaifa Sidhpurwala
Impact
critical
Description

The libtremor library has the same flaw as CVE-2018-5146. This library is used by Firefox in place of libvorbis on Android and ARM platforms.

References

 

 

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