Firefox 24 was released today by Mozilla. We've added this browser to our testing cloud and it's available to all users for cross-browser testing.

Firefox 24 cross browser testing

Try Mozilla Firefox 24 in Browserling now!

New in Firefox 24

  • Support for new scrollbar style in Mac OS X 10.7 and newer.
  • Implemented Close tabs to the right.
  • Social: Ability to tear-off chat windows to view separately by simply dragging them out.
  • Accessibility related improvements on using pinned tabs.
  • Removed support for Revocation Lists feature.
  • Performance improvements on New Tab page loads.
  • Replace fixed-ratio audio resampler in capture code with Speex resampler and eliminate pseudo-44000Hz rate.

Developer News in Firefox 24

  • Major SVG rendering improvements around Image tiling and scaling.
  • Improved and unified Browser console for enhanced debugging experience, replacing existing Error console.
  • Removed support for sherlock files that are loaded from application or profile directory.

Security Fixes in Firefox 24

  • GC hazard with default compartments and frame chain restoration.
  • User-defined properties on DOM proxies get the wrong "this" object.
  • Memory corruption involving scrolling.
  • Buffer overflow with multi-column, lists, and floats.
  • Compartment mismatch re-attaching XBL-backed nodes.
  • Shared object library loading from writable location.
  • WebGL Information disclosure through OS X NVIDIA graphic drivers.
  • Uninitialized data in IonMonkey.
  • Same-origin bypass through symbolic links.
  • Mozilla Updater does not lock MAR file after signature verification.
  • Calling scope for new Javascript objects can lead to memory corruption.
  • Use-after-free with select element.
  • NativeKey continues handling key messages after widget is destroyed.
  • Use-after-free in Animation Manager during stylesheet cloning.
  • Integer overflow in ANGLE library.
  • Improper state in HTML5 Tree Builder with templates.
  • Miscellaneous memory safety hazards.

Known Issues in Firefox 24

  • Firefox 24.0 crashes with the Norton Toolbar. More information.
  • If you try to start Firefox using a locked profile, it will crash.

Happy cross-browser testing in Firefox 24!