[ubuntu-hardened] Firefox security update - Ubuntu's new release issues?

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Nov 20 15:03:12 UTC 2013


On 13-11-20 09:55 AM, Daniel Curtis wrote:
> I've noticed that on official Security Advisories website for
> Firefox ESR, last updated version is 24.1.1[1] while Ubuntu
> has released (Tue, Oct 29) Firefox  25.0+build3-0ubuntu0.x[2]
> I would like to ask if it's normal? I'm a little confused because
> e.g. Slackware Linux has updated Firefox to 24.1.1esr version[3]
> on Monday, 18 Nov. So, why there is such a hurry with update
> (I mean Ubuntu)? Even on a official Firefox SA website, there
> is not any information about Firefox 25.

We don't use Firefox ESR. We use the standard version of Firefox. Firefox 25
came out on October 29th:



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