Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Mozillia Firefox Version 35.0 Released with Security Updates

Mozilla sent Firefox Version 35.0 to the release channel.  The update includes nine (9) security updates, three (3) of which are Critical, one (1) High, four (4) Moderate and one (1) low.

Fixed in Firefox 35

What’s New

  • New -- Firefox Hello with new rooms-based conversations model
  • New -- New search UI improved and enabled for more locales
  • New -- Access the Firefox Marketplace from the Tools menu and optional toolbar button
  • New -- Built-in support for H264 (MP4) on Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) and newer through native APIs
  • New -- Improved handling of dynamic styling changes to increase responsiveness
  • New -- Use tiled rendering on OS X
  • New -- Improved high quality image resizing performance
  • HTML5 -- Changed JavaScript 'let' semantics to conform better to the ES6 specification
  • HTML5 -- Resource Timing API implemented
  • HTML5 -- CSS filters enabled by default
  • HTML5 -- Added support for the CSS Font Loading API
  • Fixed -- Various security fixes
  • Fixed -- Show DOM Properties context menu item in inspector
  • Fixed -- Reduced resource usage for scaled images
  • Fixed -- PDF.js updated to version 1.0.907
  • Fixed -- Non-HTTP(S) XHR now returns correct status code

Known Issues

  • unresolved -- WebGL games might not display some textures (see bug 1113633)
  • unresolved -- Sometimes images don't display when hovered over (see bug 1083113)
  • unresolved -- Issues affecting RTL in Hello can be found here
  • unresolved -- Crashes with "Enhanced Steam" extension enabled on Steam websites (see bug 1117873)


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