Tor Browser Update

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by ronjor, Nov 30, 2016.

  1. mood

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    Tor Browser v8.5a4 Released (October 23, 2018)
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    Tor Browser 8.5a4 -- October 23 2018
    * All Platforms
    * Update Firefox to 60.3.0esr
    * Update Tor to 0.3.5.3-alpha
    * Update Torbutton to 2.1.1
    * Bug 23925+27959: Donation banner for year end 2018 campaign
    * Bug 24172: Donation banner clobbers Tor Browser version string
    * Bug 28082: Add locales cs, el, hu, ka
    * Translations update
    * Update Tor Launcher to 0.2.17
    * Bug 27994+25151: Use the new Tor Browser logo
    * Bug 28082: Add locales cs, el, hu, ka
    * Translations update
    * Update HTTPS Everywhere to 2018.9.19
    * Update NoScript to 10.1.9.9
    * Bug 1623: Block protocol handler enumeration (backport of fix for #680300)
    * Bug 27905: Fix many occurrences of "Firefox" in about:preferences
    * Bug 28082: Add locales cs, el, hu, ka
    * Windows
    * Bug 21704: Abort install if CPU is missing SSE2 support
    * Bug 28002: Fix the precomplete file in the en-US installer
    * OS X
    * Bug 26263: App icon positioned incorrectly in macOS DMG installer window
    * Bug 26475: Fix Stylo related reproducibilitiy issue
    * Linux
    * Bug 26475: Fix Stylo related reproducibilitiy issue
    * Bug 28022: Use `/usr/bin/env bash` for bash invocation
    * Android
    * Backport of fixes for bug 1448014, 1458905, 1441345, and 1448305
    * Build System
    * All Platforms
    * Bug 27218: Generate multiple Tor Browser bundles in parallel
    * Windows
    * Bug 27320: Build certutil for Windows
    * OS X
    * Bug 27320: Build certutil for macOS
     
  2. ronjor

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  4. ronjor

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    New release: Tor 0.3.4.9
     
  5. ronjor

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    New Release: Tor Browser 8.5a5
     
  6. mood

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    Tor Browser v8.0.4 Released (December 11, 2018)
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    Tor Browser 8.0.4 -- December 11 2018
    * All platforms
    * Update Firefox to 60.4.0esr
    * Update Tor to 0.3.4.9
    * Update OpenSSL to 1.0.2q
    * Update Torbutton to 2.0.9
    * Bug 28540: Use new text for 2018 donation banner
    * Bug 28515: Use en-US for english Torbutton strings
    * Translations update​
    * Update HTTPS Everywhere to 2018.10.31
    * Update NoScript to 10.2.0
    * Bug 1623: Block protocol handler enumeration (backport of fix for #680300)
    * Bug 25794: Disable pointer events
    * Bug 28608: Disable background HTTP response throttling
    * Bug 28185: Add smallerRichard to Tor Browser
    * Windows
    * Bug 26381: about:tor page does not load on first start on Windows
    * Bug 28657: Remove broken FTE bridge from Tor Browser​
    * OS X
    * Bug 26263: App icon positioned incorrectly in macOS DMG installer window
    * Bug 26475: Fix Stylo related reproducibility issue​
    * Linux
    * Bug 26475: Fix Stylo related reproducibility issue
    * Bug 28657: Remove broken FTE bridge from Tor Browser​
    * Build System
    * All Platforms
    * Bug 27218: Generate multiple Tor Browser bundles in parallel​
     
  7. mood

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    Tor Browser v8.5a6 Released (December 11, 2018)
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    Tor Browser 8.5a6 -- December 11 2018
    * All Platforms
    * Update Firefox to 60.4.0esr
    * Update Torbutton to 2.1.3
    * Bug 28540: Use new text for 2018 donation banner
    * Bug 27290: Remove WebGL pref for min capability mode
    * Bug 28075: Tone down missing SOCKS credential warning
    * Bug 28747: Remove NoScript (XPCOM) related unused code
    * Translations update​
    * Bug 28608: Disable background HTTP response throttling
    * Bug 28695: Set default security.pki.name_matching_mode to enforce (3)
    * Bug 27290: Remove WebGL pref for min capability mode
    * Bug 27919: Backport SSL status API
    * Bug 25794: Disable pointer events​
    * Windows
    * Update OpenSSL to 1.0.2q
    * Bug 28740: Adapt Windows navigator.platform value on 64-bit systems​
    * OS X
    * Update OpenSSL to 1.0.2q​
    * Linux
    * Update OpenSSL to 1.0.2q​
    * Android
    * Bug 26843: Multi-locale support for Tor Browser on Android​
    * Build System
    * Android
    * Bug 25164: Add .apk to our sha256sums unsigned build file
    * Bug 28696: Make path to Gradle dependencies reproducible
    * Bug 28697: Use pregenerated keystore and fix timestamp issues​
     
  8. ronjor

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  9. mood

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    Tor Browser v8.0.5 Released (January 29, 2019)
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    Tor Browser 8.0.5 -- January 29 2019
    * All platforms
    * Update Firefox to 60.5.0esr
    * Update Tor to 0.3.5.7
    * Update Torbutton to 2.0.10
    * Bug 29035: Clean up our donation campaign and add newsletter sign-up link
    * Bug 27175: Add pref to allow users to persist custom noscript settings​
    * Update HTTPS Everywhere to 2019.1.7
    * Update NoScript to 10.2.1
    * Bug 28873: Cascading of permissions is broken
    * Bug 28720: Some videos are blocked outright on higher security levels​
    * Bug 26540: Enabling pdfjs disableRange option prevents pdfs from loading
    * Bug 28740: Adapt Windows navigator.platform value on 64-bit systems
    * Bug 28695: Set default security.pki.name_matching_mode to enforce (3)​
     
  10. mood

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    Tor Browser v8.5a7 Released (January 29, 2019)
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    Tor Browser 8.5a7 -- January 29 2019
    * All Platforms
    * Update Firefox to 60.5.0esr
    * Update Torbutton to 2.1.4
    * Bug 25702: Update Tor Browser icon to follow design guidelines
    * Bug 21805: Add click-to-play button for WebGL
    * Bug 28836: Links on about:tor are not clickable
    * Bug 29035: Clean up our donation campaign and add newsletter sign-up link
    * Translations update
    * Code clean-up​
    * Update HTTPS Everywhere to 2019.1.7
    * Update NoScript to 10.2.1
    * Bug 28873: Cascading of permissions is broken
    * Bug 28720: Some videos are blocked outright on higher security levels​
    * Bug 29082: Backport patches for bug 1469916
    * Bug 28711: Backport patches for bug 1474659
    * Bug 27828: "Check for Tor Browser update" doesn't seem to do anything
    * Bug 29028: Auto-decline most canvas warning prompts again
    * Bug 27597: Fix our debug builds​
    * Windows
    * Update Tor to 0.4.0.1-alpha
    * Bug 25702: Activity 1.1 Update Tor Browser icon to follow design guidelines
    * Bug 28111: Use Tor Browser icon in identity box
    * Bug 22654: Firefox icon is shown for Tor Browser on Windows 10 start menu
    * Bug 27503: Compile with accessibility support
    * Bug 28874: Bump mingw-w64 commit to fix WebGL crash
    * Bug 12885: Windows Jump Lists fail for Tor Browser
    * Bug 28618: Set MOZILLA_OFFICIAL for Windows build​
    * OS X
    * Update Tor to 0.4.0.1-alpha
    * Bug 25702: Activity 1.1 Update Tor Browser icon to follow design guidelines
    * Bug 28111: Use Tor Browser icon in identity box​
    * Linux
    * Update Tor to 0.4.0.1-alpha
    * Bug 25702: Activity 1.1 Update Tor Browser icon to follow design guidelines
    * Bug 28111: Use Tor Browser icon in identity box
    * Bug 27531: Fix crashing print dialog​
    * Android
    * Bug 28705: Fix download crash on newer Android devices
    * Bug 28814: Backport 1480079 to allow installing downloaded apps​
    * Build System
    * All Platforms
    * Bug 29158: Install updated apt packages (CVE-2019-3462)
    * Bug 29097: Don't try to install python3.6-lxml for HTTPS Everywhere​
    * Windows
    * Bug 26148: Update binutils to 2.31.1
    * Bug 29081: Harden libwinpthread​
    * Linux
    * Bug 26148: Update binutils to 2.31.1​
    * Android
    * Bug 28752: Don't download tor-android-binary resources during build​
     
  11. Mr.X

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    Any comments about the experimental branch?
    I've been using stable releases only so far.
     
  12. Minimalist

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    Expect More From Tor in 2019
    https://blog.torproject.org/expect-more-tor-2019
     
  13. mood

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    Tor Browser v8.0.6 Released (February 12, 2019)
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  14. ronjor

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    New Release: Tor Browser 8.5a8
     
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    New Releases: Tor 0.4.0.2-alpha, 0.3.5.8, 0.3.4.11, and 0.3.3.12
    https://blog.torproject.org/new-releases-tor-0402-alpha-0358-03411-and-03312
     
  16. mood

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    Tor Browser v8.0.7 Released (March 19, 2019)
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    Tor Browser 8.0.7 -- March 19 2019
    * All platforms
    * Update Firefox to 60.6.0esr
    * Update Tor to 0.3.5.8
    * Bug 29660: XMPP can not connect to SOCKS5 anymore​
    * Update Torbutton to 2.0.11
    * Bug 29021: Tell NoScript it is running within Tor Browser​
    * Windows
    * Bug 29081: Harden libwinpthread​
    * Linux
    * Bug 27531: Add separate LD_LIBRARY_PATH for fteproxy​
     
  17. mood

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    Tor Browser v8.5a9 Released (March 21, 2019)
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    Tor Browser 8.5a9 -- March 20 2019
    * All platforms
    * Update Firefox to 60.6.0esr
    * Update Torbutton to 2.1.5
    * Bug 25658: Replace security slider with security level UI
    * Bug 28628: Change onboarding Security panel to open new Security Level panel
    * Bug 29440: Update about:tor when Tor Browser is updated
    * Bug 27478: Improved Torbutton icons for dark theme
    * Bug 29021: Tell NoScript it is running within Tor Browser
    * Bug 29239: Don't ship the Torbutton .xpi on mobile
    * Translations update​
    * Bug 29120: Enable media cache in memory
    * Bug 29445: Enable support for enterprise policies​
    * Windows + OS X + Linux
    * Update Tor to 0.4.0.2-alpha
    * Bug 29660: XMPP can not connect to SOCKS5 anymore​
    * Update OpenSSL to 1.0.2r
    * Update Tor Launcher to 0.2.18.1
    * Bug 29328: Account for Tor 0.4.0.x's revised bootstrap status reporting
    * Bug 22402: Improve "For assistance" link
    * Translations update​
    * Bug 25658+29554: Replace security slider with security level UI
    * Bug 28885: notify users that update is downloading
    * Bug 29180: MAR download stalls when about dialog is opened
    * Bug 27485: Users are not taught how to open security-slider dialog
    * Bug 27486: Avoid about:blank tabs when opening onboarding pages
    * Bug 29440: Update about:tor when Tor Browser is updated
    * Bug 23359: WebExtensions icons are not shown on first start
    * Bug 28628: Change onboarding Security panel to open new Security Level panel​
    * Android
    * Bug 28329: Design Tor Browser for Android configuration UI
    * Bug 28802: Support PTs in Tor Browser for Android
    * Bug 29794: Update TBA built-in bridges
    * Bug 27210: Add support for x86 on Android
    * Bug 29809: Only ship tor binary for .apk architecture
    * Bug 29633: Don't ship pdnsd anymore
    * Bug 28708: about:tor is not the default homepage after upgrade
    * Bug 29626: Application name is now "Always-On Notifications"
    * Bug 29467: Backport fix for arc4random_buf bustage​
    * Build System
    * All platforms
    * Bug 25876: Generate source tarballs during build
    * Bug 28685: Set Build ID based on Tor Browser version
    * Bug 29194: Set DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive​
    * Linux
    * Bug 26323+29812: Build 32bit Linux bundles on 64bit Debian Wheezy
    * Bug 29758: Build firefox debug symbols for linux-i686​
    * Android
    * Bug 29632: Use HTTPS for downloading Gradle​
     
  18. mood

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    Tor Browser v8.0.8 Released (March 22, 2019)
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    You Can Now Donate to the Tor Project in 9 Different Cryptocurrencies
    March 22, 2019
    https://www.coindesk.com/tor-project-takes-cryptos-after-donors-request-new-options
     
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    Tor Browser v8.5a10 Released (March 25, 2019)
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    Tor Browser v8.5a11 Released (April 16, 2019)
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    Tor Browser 8.5a11 -- April 16 2019
    * All platforms
    * Update Torbutton to 2.1.6
    * Bug 22538+22513: Fix new circuit button for error pages
    * Bug 29825: Intelligently add new Security Level button to taskbar
    * Bug 29903: No WebGL click-to-play on the standard security level
    * Bug 27484: Improve navigation within onboarding (strings)
    * Bug 29768: Introduce new features to users (strings)
    * Bug 29943: Use locales in AB-CD scheme to match Mozilla
    * Bug 26498: Add locale: es-AR
    * Bug 29973: Remove remaining stopOpenSecuritySettingsObserver() pieces
    * Translations update​
    * Update NoScript to 10.6.1
    * Bug 29872: XSS popup with DuckDuckGo search on about:tor​
    * Bug 29916: Make sure enterprise policies are disabled
    * Bug 26498: Add locale: es-AR​
    * Windows + OS X + Linux
    * Update Tor to 0.4.0.4-rc
    * Update Tor Launcher to 0.2.18.2
    * Bug 26498: Add locale es-AR
    * Translations update​
    * Bug 29768: Introduce new features to users
    * Bug 27484: Improve navigation within onboarding
    * Bug 25658: Improve toolbar layout for new security settings​
    * Windows
    * Bug 27503: Improve screen reader accessibility​
    * Android
    * Bug 27609 (and child bugs): Use Tor Onion Proxy Library
    * Bug 29312: Bump Tor to 0.3.5.8
    * Bug 29859: Disable HLS support for now
    * Bug 28622: Update Tor Browser icon for mobile
    * Bug 29238: Prevent crash on Android after update
    * Bug 29982: Add additional safe guards against crashes during bootstrap
    * Bug 29906: Fix crash on older devices due to missing API
    * Bug 29858: Load onboarding panels after bootstrapping is done
    * Bug 28329: Improve bootstrapping experience
    * Bug 30016: Localize bootstrap-/bridge-related strings for mobile​
    * Build System
    * All platforms
    * Bug 29868: Fix installation of python-future package
    * Bug 25623: Disable network during build​
    * Linux
    * Bug 29966: Use archive.debian.org for Wheezy images​
    * Android
    * Bug 30089: Use apksigner instead of jarsigner​
     
  22. LockBox

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    I've never taken the chance to say thank you, mood. Your update information alone is incredibly valuable to me.
    Thanks for all that you do.
     
  23. mood

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    Glad to hear that. You're welcome :)
     
  24. Minimalist

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    New Release: Tor 0.4.0.5
    https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-tor-0405
     
  25. Minimalist

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    NoScript Temporarily Disabled in Tor Browser
    https://blog.torproject.org/noscript-temporarily-disabled-tor-browser
     
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