[tor-announce] Tor Browser 8.0.6 is released

Nicolas Vigier boklm at mars-attacks.org
Tue Feb 12 23:14:22 UTC 2019

Tor Browser 8.0.6 is now available from the Tor Browser Project page [1]
and also from our distribution directory [2].

    1: https://www.torproject.org/download/download-easy.html
    2: https://www.torproject.org/dist/torbrowser/8.0.6/

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

    3: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-05/

The main change in this new release is the update of Firefox to 60.5.1esr,
fixing some vulnerabilities in the Skia library [4].

    4: https://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2019/02/the-curious-case-of-convexity-confusion.html

The full changelog since Tor Browser 8.0.5 is:

 * All platforms
   * Update Firefox to 60.5.1esr
   * Update HTTPS Everywhere to 2019.1.31
   * Bug 29378: Remove from default bridges
 * Build System
   * All Platforms
     * Bug 29235: Build our own version of python3.6 for HTTPS Everywhere
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