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Firefox Release

August 18, 2016

Version 48.0.1, first offered to Release channel users on August 18, 2016

We'd also like to extend a special thank you to all of the new Mozillians who contributed to this release of Firefox!


  • Fix a shutdown issue (Bug 1276920)

  • Fix an unsigned add-ons issue on Windows

  • Fix a top crash caused by plugin issues (Bug 1264530)

  • Fix a different behavior with e10s / non-e10s on <select> and mouse events (Bug 1291078)

  • Fix a top crash in the JavaScript engine (Bug 1290469)

  • Fix an audio regression impacting some major websites (bug 1295296)

  • Fix a crash in WebRTC



  • Startup crash issue caused by Websense (Bug 1291738)