Pale Moon 27.9.2 is the latest version of the web browser; it was released yesterday to the public and is already available via the web browser's automatic update functionality.
The new version of Pale Moon fixes several security issues in previous versions of the web browser and improves stability as well.
Existing Pale Moon users may select Pale Moon > Help > About Pale Moon to display the installed version of the browser. A click on the "check for updates" button checks for a new version which may be downloaded and installed automatically when found.
Users may download Pale Moon from the official website as well if they prefer that.
The security fixes matches patches that Mozilla released for Firefox ESR 52.8 and Firefox 60. Some security patches are not integrated because they might fix issues that Pale Moon is not affected by; this is the case for features that are not part of Pale Moon.
Pale Moon shares code with the Firefox web browser, and it is usually the case that the Pale Moon team releases security updates for the browser shortly after Mozilla releases a new Firefox release with security updates.
Pale Moon 27.9.2 addresses the following security issues:
Pale Moon 27.9.2 includes two additional improvements. The new version addressed several stability issues and memory safety hazards, and comes with changed language strings for softblocked items.
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