Tor Browser 5.0.4 is released with important security updates

Tor Browser 5.0.4 recently released, is based on Firefox ESR 31.7.0 and features important security updates to Firefox. In addition to this, Yan Zhu’s fix was included for not leaking the Referer header when leaving a .onion domain and are shipping an updated NoScript version.

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Tor Browser 5.0.4 changelog

  • All Platforms
    • Update Firefox to 38.4.0esr
    • Update NoScript to 2.6.9.39
    • Update Torbutton to 1.9.3.5
      • Bug 9623: Spoof Referer when leaving a .onion domain
      • Bug 16735: about:tor should accommodate different fonts/font sizes
      • Bug 16937: Don’t translate the homepage/spellchecker dictionary string
      • Bug 17164: Don’t show text-select cursor on circuit display
      • Bug 17351: Remove unused code
      • Translation updates
    • Bug 16937: Remove the en-US dictionary from non en-US Tor Browser bundles
    • Bug 17318: Remove dead ScrambleSuit bridge
    • Bug 17473: Update meek-amazon fingerprint
    • Bug 16983: Isolate favicon requests caused by the tab list dropdown
    • Bug 17102: Don’t crash while opening a second Tor Browser
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        Windows <ul>
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            Bug 16906: Don&#8217;t depend on Windows crypto DLLs
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        Linux <ul>
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            Bug 17329: Ensure that non-ASCII characters can be typed
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Install Tor Browser 5.0.4 on Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 15.10

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/tor-browser

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install tor-browser

If PPA is not up to date, click here and follow instruction to install manually

 
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