[tor-announce] Tor Browser 6.0.8 is released

Georg Koppen gk at torproject.org
Tue Dec 13 20:53:00 UTC 2016


Tor Browser 6.0.8 is now available from the Tor Project page[1] and also
from our distribution directory[2].

This release features important security updates to Firefox[3].

Besides updating Firefox to 45.6.0esr which is fixing important security
bugs we ship the latest Tor stable version, HTTPS-Everywhere
is updated as well (to 5.2.8) and we make improvements to our default
obfs4 bridges.

Here is the full changelog since 6.0.7:

 * All Platforms
   * Update Firefox to 45.6.0esr
   * Tor to
   * Update Torbutton to
     * Bug 20947: Donation banner improvements
   * Update HTTPS-Everywhere to 5.2.8
   * Bug 20809: Use non-/html search engine URL for DuckDuckGo search
   * Bug 20837: Activate iat-mode for certain obfs4 bridges
   * Bug 20838: Uncomment NX01 default obfs4 bridge
   * Bug 20840: Rotate ports a third time for default obfs4 bridges


[1] https://www.torproject.org/download/download-easy.html
[2] https://www.torproject.org/dist/torbrowser/6.0.8/
[3] https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-95/

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