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Mozilla Firefox Version 57 Released with Security Updates
« on: November 14, 2017, 12:36:45 PM »
Mozilla sent Firefox Version 57.0 to the release channel today.  The update includes four (4) security updates, 1 Critical, 1 High, 1 Moderate and 1 Low. 

As of this posting, Firefox ESR remains at version 52.4.0.  Update:  Firefox ESR version 52.5 has been released.

With this release, "legacy" add-ons (XUL-based) will no longer function.  This update changes the add-ons system to the WebExtensions API. The Mozilla Add-ons portal will list only WebExtensions-compatible add-ons by default.  Legacy Extensions are listed separately located under Tools > Add-ons.  From there click "Find a Replacement"and check the three pages of available extensions.

In addition, this update introduces the new Quantum engine (Firefox Quantum) which is replacing parts of parts of the familiar old Gecko engine.

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Re: Mozilla Firefox Version 57 Released with Security Updates
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2017, 02:04:21 PM »
I just checked and I was offered FF ESR 52.5
So far I have only installed in on a Win 7 32 bit computer.

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Mozilla Firefox Version 57.0.1 Released
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2017, 05:40:27 PM »
Mozilla sent Firefox Version 57.0.1 to the release channel.

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Re: Mozilla Firefox Version 57 Released with Security Updates
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2017, 11:09:24 PM »
Update:  The information wasn't available earlier but the update included one critical and two high security updates. 

Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 57.0.1


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Mozilla Firefox Version 57.0.2 Released
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2017, 06:57:11 PM »
Mozilla sent yet another update for Firefox Version 57 to the release channel, Version 57.0.2.

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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