Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Firefox Version 58.0 Released with Security Updates

FirefoxMozilla sent Firefox Version 58.0 to the release channel today.  The update comprises three (3) critical, thirteen (13) high, thirteen (13) moderate and three (3) low security updates.

ESR was updated to version 52.6.0 and included the critical update for CVE-2018-5089.

Security Updates






  • Fonts installed in non-standard directories will no longer appear blank for Linux users
  • Various security fixes


  • User profiles created in Firefox 58 (and in future releases) are not supported in previous versions of Firefox. Users who downgrade to a previous version should create a new profile for that version. Learn about alternatives to downgrading on our support site.
  • Added a warning to alert users and site owners of planned security changes to sites affected by the gradual distrust plan for the Symantec certificate authority
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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