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The new Firefox 39 features include:
- Share Hello URLs with social networks.
- Project Silk: Smoother animation and scrolling (Mac OS X).
- Support for new Unicode 8.0 skin tone emoji.
- SafeBrowsing malware detection lookups enabled for downloads (Mac OS X and Linux).
- Support for 'switch' role in ARIA 1.1 (web accessibility).
Firefox 39 biggest changes include:
- Removed support for insecure SSLv3 for network communications.
- Performance of displaying dashed lines is improved (Mac OS X).
- Malware detection service for downloads now covers common Mac file types.
Firefox 39 HTML5 updates include:
- Added support for CSS Scroll Snap Points.
- Enable the Fetch API for network requests from dedicated, shared and service workers.
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- List-style-type now accepts a string value.
- Cascading of CSS transitions and animations now matches the current spec.
Firefox 39 developer tool updates include:
- Drag and drop enabled for nodes in Inspector markup view.
- Cubic bezier tooltip now shows a gallery of timing-function presets for use with CSS animations.
- localhost is now available offline for WebSocket connections.
- Web Console input history persists even after closing the toolbox.
Firefox 39 fixes include:
- Fix incomplete downloads being marked as complete by detecting broken HTTP1.1 transfers.
- Fixed an issue where a Hello conversation window would sometimes fail to open.
- A regression that could lead to Flash not displaying has been fixed.
- Improve performance of IPv6 fallback to IPv4.
- Security state indicator on a page now correctly ignores loads caused by previous pages.
Firefox 39 security fixes include:
- NSS incorrectly permits skipping of ServerKeyExchange.
- NSS accepts export-length DHE keys with regular DHE cipher suites.
- Privilege escalation through internal workers.
- OS X crash reports may contain entered key press information.
- Key pinning is ignored when overridable errors are encountered.
- Vulnerabilities found through code inspection.
- Use-after-free in workers while using XMLHttpRequest.
- ECDSA signature validation fails to handle some signatures correctly.
- Use-after-free in Content Policy due to microtask execution error.
- Out-of-bound read while computing an oscillator rendering range in Web Audio.
- Type confusion in Indexed Database Manager.
- Local files or privileged URLs in pages can be opened into new tabs.
- Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:39.0 / rv:31.8 / rv:38.1).
Happy cross-browser testing in Firefox 39!
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