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59.0.2
Firefox Release

March 26, 2018

Version 59.0.2, first offered to Release channel users on March 26, 2018

Fixed

  • Invalid page rendering with hardware acceleration enabled (Bug 1435472)

  • Windows 7 users with touch screens or certain 3rd party desktop applications which interact with Firefox through accessibility services may experience random browser crashes. Known 3rd party applications with issues: StickyPassword, Windows 7 touch screen. (Bug 1424505)

  • Browser keyboard shortcuts (eg copy Ctrl+C) don't work on sites that use those keys with resistFingerprinting enabled (Bug 1433592)

  • High CPU / memory churn caused by third-party software on some computers (Bug 1446280)

  • Users who have configured an "automatic proxy configuration URL" and want to reload their proxy settings from the URL will find the Reload button disabled in the Connection Settings dialog when they select Preferences/Options > Network Proxy > Settings... (Bug 1445991)

  • URL fragment identifiers break Service Worker responses (Bug 1443850)

  • Users trying to cancel a print around the time it completes will continue to get intermittent crashes (Bug 1441598)

  • Broken getUserMedia (audio) on DragonFly, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD. Video chat apps either wouldn't work or be always muted (Bug 1444074)

  • Various security fixes

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