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Version history for Tor Browser Bundle (64-bit)

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Changes for v8.5.4 - v9.0

  • All Platforms
  • Update Firefox to 68.2.0esr
  • Bug 31740: Remove some unnecessary RemoteSettings instances
  • Bug 13543: Spoof smooth and powerEfficient for Media Capabilities
  • Bug 28196: about:preferences is not properly translated anymore
  • Bug 19417: Disable asmjs on safer and safest security levels
  • Bug 30463: Explicitly disable MOZ_TELEMETRY_REPORTING
  • Bug 31935: Disable profile downgrade protection
  • Bug 16285: Disable DRM/EME on Android and drop Adobe CDM
  • Bug 31602: Remove Pocket indicators in UI and disable it
  • Bug 31914: Fix eslint linter error
  • Bug 30429: Rebase patches for Firefox 68 ESR
  • Bug 31144: Review network code changes for Firefox 68 ESR
  • Bug 10760: Integrate Torbutton into Tor Browser directly
  • Bug 25856: Remove XUL overlays from Torbutton
  • Bug 31322: Fix about:tor assertion failure debug builds
  • Bug 29430: Add support for meek_lite bridges to bridgeParser
  • Bug 28561: Migrate "About Tor Browser" dialog to tor-browser
  • Bug 30683: Prevent detection of locale via some *.properties
  • Bug 31298: Backport patch for #24056
  • Bug 9336: Odd wyswig schemes without isolation for browserspy.dk
  • Bug 27601: Browser notifications are not working anymore
  • Bug 30845: Make sure internal extensions are enabled
  • Bug 28896: Enable extensions in private browsing by default
  • Bug 31563: Reload search extensions if extensions.enabledScopes has changed
  • Bug 31396: Fix communication with NoScript for security settings
  • Bug 31142: Fix crash of tab and messing with about:newtab
  • Bug 29049: Backport JS Poison Patch
  • Bug 25214: Canvas data extraction on locale pdf file should be allowed
  • Bug 30657: Locale is leaked via title of link tag on non-html page
  • Bug 31015: Disabling SVG hides UI icons in extensions
  • Bug 30681: Set security.enterprise_roots.enabled to false
  • Bug 30538: Unable to comment on The Independent Newspaper
  • Bug 31209: View PDF in Tor Browser is fuzzy
  • Translations update
  • Windows + OS X + Linux
  • Update Tor to 0.4.1.6
  • Update OpenSSL to 1.1.1d
  • Bug 31844: OpenSSL 1.1.1d fails to compile for some platforms/architectures
  • Update Tor Launcher to 0.2.20.1
  • Bug 28044: Integrate Tor Launcher into tor-browser
  • Bug 32154: Custom bridge field only allows one line of input
  • Bug 31286: New strings for about:preferences#tor
  • Bug 31303: Do not launch tor in browser toolbox
  • Bug 32112: Fix bad & escaping in translations
  • Bug 31491: Clean up the old meek http helper browser profiles
  • Bug 29197: Remove use of overlays
  • Bug 31300: Modify Tor Launcher so it is compatible with ESR68
  • Bug 31487: Modify moat client code so it is compatible with ESR68
  • Bug 31488: Moat: support a comma-separated list of transports
  • Bug 30468: Add mk locale
  • Bug 30469: Add ro locale
  • Bug 30319: Remove FTE bits
  • Translations update
  • Bug 32092: Fix Tor Browser Support link in preferences
  • Bug 32111: Fixed issue parsing user-provided bridge strings
  • Bug 31749: Fix security level panel spawning events
  • Bug 31920: Fix Security Level panel when its toolbar button moves to overflow
  • Bug 31748+31961: Fix 'Learn More' links in Security Level preferences and panel
  • Bug 28044: Integrate Tor Launcher into tor-browser
  • Bug 31059: Enable Letterboxing
  • Bug 30468: Add mk locale
  • Bug 30469: Add ro locale
  • Bug 29430: Use obfs4proxy's meek_lite with utls instead of meek
  • Bug 31251: Security Level button UI polish
  • Bug 31344: Register SecurityLevelPreference's 'unload' callback
  • Bug 31286: Provide network settings on about:preferences#tor
  • Bug 31886: Fix ko bundle bustage
  • Bug 31768: Update onboarding for Tor Browser 9
  • Bug 27511: Add new identity button to toolbar
  • Bug 31778: Support dark-theme for the Circuit Display UI
  • Bug 31910: Replace meek_lite with meek in circuit display
  • Bug 30504: Deal with New Identity related browser console errors
  • Bug 31929: Don't escape DTD entity in ar
  • Bug 31747: Some onboarding UI is always shown in English
  • Bug 32041: Replace = with real hamburguer icon ≡
  • Bug 30304: Browser locale can be obtained via DTD strings
  • Bug 31065: Set network.proxy.allow_hijacking_localhost to true
  • Bug 24653: Merge securityLevel.properties into torbutton.dtd
  • Bug 31164: Set up default bridge at Karlstad University
  • Bug 15563: Disable ServiceWorkers on all platforms
  • Bug 31598: Disable warning on window resize if letterboxing is enabled
  • Bug 31562: Fix circuit display for error pages
  • Bug 31575: Firefox is phoning home during start-up
  • Bug 31491: Clean up the old meek http helper browser profiles
  • Bug 26345: Hide tracking protection UI
  • Bug 31601: Disable recommended extensions again
  • Bug 30662: Don't show Firefox Home when opening new tabs
  • Bug 31457: Disable per-installation profiles
  • Bug 28822: Re-implement desktop onboarding for ESR 68
  • Windows
  • Bug 31942: Re-enable signature check for language packs
  • Bug 29013: Enable stack protection for Firefox on Windows
  • Bug 30800: ftp:// on Windows can be used to leak the system time zone
  • Bug 31547: Back out patch for Mozilla's bug 1574980
  • Bug 31141: Fix typo in font.system.whitelist
  • Bug 30319: Remove FTE bits
  • OS X
  • Bug 30126: Make Tor Browser compatible with macOS 10.15
  • Bug 31607: App menu items stop working on macOS
  • Bug 31955: On macOS avoid throwing inside nonBrowserWindowStartup()
  • Bug 29818: Adapt #13379 patch for 68esr
  • Bug 31464: Meek and moat are broken on macOS 10.9 with Go 1.12
  • Linux
  • Bug 31942: Re-enable signature check for language packs
  • Bug 31646: Update abicheck to require newer libstdc++.so.6
  • Bug 31968: Don't fail if /proc/cpuinfo is not readable
  • Bug 24755: Stop using a heredoc in start-tor-browser
  • Bug 31550: Put curly quotes inside single quotes
  • Bug 31394: Replace "-1" with "−1" in start-tor-browser.desktop
  • Bug 30319: Remove FTE bits
  • Android
  • Update Tor to 0.4.1.5
  • Bug 31010: Rebase mobile patches for Fennec 68
  • Bug 31010: Don't use addTrustedTab() on mobile
  • Bug 30607: Support Tor Browser running on Android Q
  • Bug 31192: Support x86_64 target on Android
  • Bug 30380: Cancel dormant by startup
  • Bug 30943: Show version number on mobile
  • Bug 31720: Enable website suggestions in address bar
  • Bug 31822: Security slider is not really visible on Android anymore
  • Bug 24920: Only create Private tabs in permanent Private Browsing Mode
  • Bug 31730: Revert aarch64-workaround against JIT-related crashes
  • Bug 32097: Fix conflicts in mobile onboarding while rebasing to 68.2.0esr
  • Build System
  • All Platforms
  • Bug 30585: Provide standalone clang 8 project across all platforms
  • Bug 30376: Use Rust 1.34 for Tor Browser 9
  • Bug 30490: Add cbindgen project for building Firefox 68 ESR/Fennec 68
  • Bug 30701: Add nodejs project for building Firefox 68 ESR/Fennec 68
  • Bug 31621: Fix node bug that makes large writes to stdout fail
  • Bug 30734: Add nasm project for building Firefox 68 ESR/Fennec 68
  • Bug 31293: Make sure the lo interface inside the containers is up
  • Bug 27493: Clean up mozconfig options
  • Bug 31308: Sync mozconfig files used in tor-browser over to tor-browser-build for esr68
  • Windows
  • Bug 29307: Use Stretch for cross-compiling for Windows
  • Bug 29731: Remove faketime for Windows builds
  • Bug 30322: Windows toolchain update for Firefox 68 ESR
  • Bug 28716: Create mingw-w64-clang toolchain
  • Bug 28238: Adapt firefox and fxc2 projects for Windows builds
  • Bug 28716: Optionally omit timestamp in PE header
  • Bug 31567: NS_tsnprintf() does not handle %s correctly on Windows
  • Bug 31458: Revert patch for #27503 and bump mingw-w64 revision used
  • Bug 9898: Provide clean fix for strcmpi issue in NSPR
  • Bug 29013: Enable stack protection support for Firefox on Windows
  • Bug 30384: Use 64bit containers to build 32bit Windows Tor Browser
  • Bug 31538: Windows bundles based on ESR 68 are not built reproducibly
  • Bug 31584: Clean up mingw-w64 project
  • Bug 31596: Bump mingw-w64 version to pick up fix for #31567
  • Bug 29187: Bump NSIS version to 3.04
  • Bug 31732: Windows nightly builds are busted due to mingw-w64 commit bump
  • Bug 29319: Remove FTE support for Windows
  • OS X
  • Bug 30323: MacOS toolchain update for Firefox 68 ESR
  • Bug 31467: Switch to clang for cctools project
  • Bug 31465: Adapt tor-browser-build projects for macOS notarization
  • Linux
  • Bug 31448: gold and lld break linking 32bit Linux bundles
  • Bug 31618: Linux32 builds of Tor Browser 9.0a6 are not matching
  • Bug 31450: Still use GCC for our ASan builds
  • Bug 30321: Linux toolchain update for Firefox ESR 68
  • Bug 30736: Install yasm from wheezy-backports
  • Bug 31447: Don't install Python just for Mach
  • Bug 30448: Strip Browser/gtk2/libmozgtk.so
  • Android
  • Bug 30324: Android toolchain update for Fennec 68
  • Bug 31173: Update android-toolchain project to match Firefox
  • Bug 31389: Update Android Firefox to build with Clang
  • Bug 31388: Update Rust project for Android
  • Bug 30665: Get Firefox 68 ESR working with latest android toolchain
  • Bug 30460: Update TOPL project to use Firefox 68 toolchain
  • Bug 30461: Update tor-android-service project to use Firefox 68 toolchain
  • Bug 28753: Use Gradle with --offline when building the browser part
  • Bug 31564: Make Android bundles based on ESR 68 reproducible
  • Bug 31981: Remove require-api.patch
  • Bug 31979: TOPL: Sort dependency list
  • Bug 30665: Remove unnecessary build patches for Firefox



Changes for v8.5.2 - v8.5.3

  • * All platforms
  • * Pick up fix for Mozilla's bug 1560192



Changes for v8.5 - v8.5.2

  • Tor Browser 8.5.2 -- June 19 2019
  • * All platforms
  • * Pick up fix for Mozilla's bug 1544386
  • * Update NoScript to 10.6.3
  • * Bug 29904: NoScript blocks MP4 on higher security levels
  • * Bug 30624+29043+29647: Prevent XSS protection from freezing the browser
  • Tor Browser 8.5.1 -- June 4 2019
  • * All platforms
  • * Update Torbutton to 2.1.10
  • * Bug 30565: Sync nocertdb with privatebrowsing.autostart at startup
  • * Bug 30464: Add WebGL to safer descriptions
  • * Translations update
  • * Update NoScript to 10.6.2
  • * Bug 29969: Remove workaround for Mozilla's bug 1532530
  • * Update HTTPS Everywhere to 2019.5.13
  • * Bug 30541: Disable WebGL readPixel() for web content
  • * Windows + OS X + Linux
  • * Bug 30560: Better match actual toolbar in onboarding toolbar graphic
  • * Bug 30571: Correct more information URL for security settings
  • * Android
  • * Bug 30635: Sync mobile default bridges list with desktop one
  • * Build System
  • * All platforms
  • * Bug 30480: Check that signed tag contains expected tag name



Changes for v8.0.8 - v8.0.9

  • All platforms
  • Update Torbutton to 2.0.13
  • Bug 30388: Make sure the updated intermediate certificate keeps working
  • Backport fixes for bug 1549010 and bug 1549061
  • Bug 30388: Make sure the updated intermediate certificate keeps working
  • Update NoScript to 10.6.1
  • Bug 29872: XSS popup with DuckDuckGo search on about:to



Changes for v8.0.7 - v8.0.8

  • All platforms
  • Update Firefox to 60.6.1esr
  • Update NoScript to 10.2.4
  • Bug 29733: Work around Mozilla's bug 1532530



Changes for v8.0.6 - v8.0.7

  • 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



Changes for v8.0.5 - v8.0.6

  • All platforms
  • Update Firefox to 60.5.1esr
  • Update HTTPS Everywhere to 2019.1.31
  • Bug 29378: Remove 83.212.101.3 from default bridges
  • Build System
  • All Platforms
  • Bug 29235: Build our own version of python3.6 for HTTPS Everywhere



Changes for v8.0.1 - v8.0.2

  • All platforms
  • Update Firefox to 60.2.1esr
  • Backport fix for Mozilla bug 1493900 and 1493903
  • OS X
  • Backport fix for Mozilla bug 1489785 for macOS 10.14 compatibility



Changes for v8.0 - v8.0.1

  • All platforms
  • Update Tor to 0.3.4.8
  • Update Torbutton to 2.0.7
  • Bug 27097: Tor News signup banner
  • Bug 27663: Add New Identity menuitem again
  • Bug 26624: Only block OBJECT on highest slider level
  • Bug 26555: Don't show IP address for meek or snowflake
  • Bug 27478: Torbutton icons for dark theme
  • Bug 27506+14520: Move status version to upper left corner for RTL locales
  • Bug 27427: Fix NoScript IPC for about:blank by whitelisting messages
  • Bug 27558: Update the link to "Your Guard note may not change" text
  • Translations update
  • Update Tor Launcher to 0.2.16.6
  • Bug 27469: Adapt Moat URLs
  • Translations update
  • Clean-up
  • Update NoScript to 10.1.9.6
  • Bug 27763: Restrict Torbutton signing exemption to mobile
  • Bug 26146: Spoof HTTP User-Agent header for desktop platforms
  • Bug 27543: QR code is broken on web.whatsapp.com
  • Bug 27264: Bookmark items are not visible on the boomark toolbar
  • Bug 27535: Enable TLS 1.3 draft version
  • Backport of Mozilla bug 1490585, 1475775, and 1489744
  • OS X
  • Bug 27482: Fix crash during start-up on macOS 10.9.x systems



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