Mozilla today released a new unplanned update to version 85.0.1 for the Firefox browser for Windows, MacOS and Linux. This update only fixes bugs found in previous versions; New features are not expected. The update closes the security hole in Firefox. Details about the closed security gap can be found here Here. Users who have installed an older version of Firefox will receive the update automatically. You can download the update from here Help -> via Firefox -> Update to version 85.0.1 Can be loaded manually. More information about this update can be found below or from Mozilla.
Download -> Download Firefox 85.0.1 for Windows, MacOS and Linux
Firefox version 85.0.1 for desktop is now available for download from Mozilla:
Download -> Download Firefox 85.0.1 for Windows 64-bit
Download -> Download Firefox 85.0.1 for Windows 32-bit
Download -> Download Firefox 85.0.1 for MacOS
Download -> Download Firefox 85.0.1 for Linux
Version 85.0.1 of Firefox has the following new features and improvements:
- Security correction.
- Prevent access to NTFS special paths that could lead to file system corruption.
- Fixed a malfunction when authenticating websites using SPNEGO on MacOS devices with Apple silicon CPUs.
- Avoid printing extra blank pages at the end of some documents.
- Browser crash fixed in case of unexpected cache API.
- Fixed external URL project handlers when using the Firefox platform.
Frequently Asked Questions after updating Firefox
Mozilla Foundation developers make Firefox for Windows, MacOS and Linux available in multiple languages. Note that installing Firefox will overwrite your existing version of Firefox. Your bookmarks or diary will not be lost. However, some extensions and other add-ons will no longer work until appropriate updates or updates are available.
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