[tor-announce] Tor Browser 8.0.7 is released

Nicolas Vigier boklm at mars-attacks.org
Tue Mar 19 19:05:00 UTC 2019

Tor Browser 8.0.7 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/8.0.7/

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

    3: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-08/

This new release updates Firefox to 60.6.0esr [4] and Tor to the latest
stable version, [5]. Moreover, it makes Tor Browser more
interoperable with Noscript by telling it that it is running in a
Tor Browser context.

    4: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/60.6.0/releasenotes/
    5: https://blog.torproject.org/new-releases-tor-0402-alpha-0358-03411-and-03312

The full changelog since Tor Browser 8.0.6 is:

 * All platforms
   * Update Firefox to 60.6.0esr
   * Update Tor to
     * 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
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