Upgrade to Firefox 61.0

Bug #1779442 reported by David F. on 2018-06-30
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firefox (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Firefox 61.0 was released on June 26th (https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/61.0/releasenotes/) and includes a variety of security fixes. We should ship it to users as soon as possible.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in firefox (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Paul White (paulw2u) on 2018-06-30
tags: added: upgrade-software-version
fdsafasd (tfn50) wrote :

Why is this taking so long?

The new version 61.0 have fixed 3 "CRITICAL" impact security problems and 5 "HIGH" impact security problems as compared with the old version 60.0.2 which is the latest in the Ubuntu repositories.
Source: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-15/
https://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=firefox

David F. (malteworld) wrote :
mkurz (matthias.kurz) wrote :

How long will it take until this hits the "stable" repositories?

David F. (malteworld) wrote :

@mkurz: That won't happen. Ubuntu's "stable" repositories are never updated after the original release. Security updates updates are shipped to "[release]-security" and general updates to "[release]-update".

In my experience it takes 2–4 days for packages from the Mozilla Security PPA to appear in the main "security" and "updates" repositories.

Paul White (paulw2u) wrote :

Now available in -updates and -security.

Changed in firefox (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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