Firefox 44.0.2 released with bugfix

Mozilla Firefox 44.0.2 was recently released by Mozilla team. This latest release primarily focuses on bugfix. A notable update to this release is it fixes an issue where Firefox hangs or crashes on startup.

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Mozilla Firefox 44.0.2 changelog

  • Same-origin-policy violation using Service Workers with plugins
  • Lightweight themes on Firefox for Android do not verify a secure connection
  • Application Reputation service disabled in Firefox 43
  • Unsafe memory manipulation found through code inspection
  • Addressbar spoofing attacks
  • Delay following click events in file download dialog too short on OS X
  • Errors in mp_div and mp_exptmod cryptographic functions in NSS
  • Missing delay following user click events in protocol handler dialog
  • Addressbar spoofing through stored data url shortcuts on Firefox for Android
  • Firefox allows for control characters to be set in cookie names
  • Buffer overflow in WebGL after out of memory allocation
  • Out of Memory crash when parsing GIF format images
  • Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:44.0 / rv:38.6)

Install Mozilla Firefox 44.0.2 on Ubuntu Linux OS

32bit OS

wget https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/44.0.2/linux-i686/en-US/firefox-44.0.2.tar.bz2

tar -xjvf firefox-*.tar.bz2

sudo rm -rf /opt/firefox*

sudo mv firefox /opt/firefox

sudo ln -sf /opt/firefox/firefox /usr/bin/firefox

64bit OS

wget https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/44.0.2/linux-x86_64/en-US/firefox-44.0.2.tar.bz2

tar -xjvf firefox-*.tar.bz2

sudo rm -rf /opt/firefox*

sudo mv firefox /opt/firefox

sudo ln -sf /opt/firefox/firefox /usr/bin/firefox
 
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