Mozilla released Firefox 83.0 with brand-new impartments on page load efficiency, repaired the Zero-day bug, introduces HTTPS-Only Mode., and different other functions.
Mozilla likewise fixed 21 vulnerabilities which including 5 high seriousness vulnerabilities, 11 moderate vulnerabilities, and 5 low intensity vulnerabilities that impacted the previous variation of Firefox.
HTTPS-only Mode enables to customize the URL automatically to continue with HTTPS version, for instance, If users will type http:// URLs, it will automatically change into safe https:// URLs. You can allow it in Firefox Preferences.
Firefox 80.3 will let you experience the page loading performance by approximately 15%, page responsiveness by approximately 12%, and lowered memory usage by approximately 8%.
Firefox 83.0 now support the AcroForm PDF forms innovation that permit users to fill in, print, and conserve supported PDF types and the PDF viewer.
Firefox Search Features Improvements
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Firefox 83.0 launched with the repairs of Heap buffer overflow in “FreeType” zero-day vulnerability that active attacks against Google Chrome and Firefox.
” In Freetype, if PNG images were embedded into fonts, the Load_SBit_Png function consisted of an integer overflow that resulted in a stack buffer overflow, memory corruption, and an exploitable crash.”.
Zero-day Bug Fixes.
Mozilla has fixed the “CVE-2020-15999” and the vulnerability was being made use of in wide versus both Firefox and Chrome and is just impacted the Linux and Android running systems.
According to Mozilla release notes, following enhancement has actually been used in this Firefox 83.0:-.
Picking an online search engine at the bottom of the search panel now enters search mode for that engine, enabling you to see recommendations (if available) for your search terms. The old behavior (right away carrying out a search) is offered with a shift-click.
When Firefox autocompletes the URL of one of your search engines, you can now browse with that engine straight in the address bar by choosing the shortcut in the address bar results.
Weve included buttons at the bottom of the search panel to allow you to browse your bookmarks, open tabs, and history.
You can update to Firefox 83 by going to Options ->> Help ->> About Firefox..
You can dowload the most recent version of Firefox 83.0 here:;.