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Mozilla Firefox Version 72.0 Released with Security Updates
« on: January 07, 2020, 12:51:28 PM »
Mozilla sent Firefox Version 72.0 to the release channel today.  The update included twelve (12) security updates of which five (5) are high, six (6) are moderate and one (1) rated low.

Also released was Firefox ESR Version 68.4.

Update:  To get the update now, select "Help" from the Firefox menu, then pick "About Firefox."  Mac users need to select "About Firefox" from the Firefox menu. If you do not use the English language version, Fully Localized Versions are available for download.

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Mozilla Firefox Version 72.0.1 Released with Critical Security Update
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2020, 04:05:37 PM »
Just one day after releasing Firefox Version 72.0, Mozilla sent Firefox Version 72.0.1 to the release channel today.  The update includes one (1) critical security update.

Also released was Firefox ESR Version 68.4.1

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Mozilla Firefox Version 72.0.1 Released with Critical Security Update
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2020, 05:47:47 PM »
For once it paid to be slow - only 1 update instead of 2!

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Mozilla Firefox Version 72.0.1 Released with Critical Security Update
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2020, 04:49:06 PM »
United States Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency:

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The version you want to be running (ie: that is safe from the vulnerability) is Firefox 72.0.1 and Firefox ESR 68.4.1 or higher.

Source: https://www.fastcompany.com/90450626/firefox-attacks-homeland-security-urges-mac-users-to-update-browsers-immediately-in-rare-warning
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Re: Mozilla Firefox Version 72.0 Released with Security Updates
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2020, 05:18:21 PM »
Does this affect PaleMoon?

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Re: Mozilla Firefox Version 72.0 Released with Security Updates
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2020, 08:52:51 PM »
Yes, although Pale Moon development is quite different now that it was when it was a "spin-off" from Firefox.  Pale Moon was updated today.  See mPale Moon Version 28.8.1 Updated with Security Updates.


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