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The new Firefox 41 features include:
- Enhance IME support on Windows (Vista +) using TSF (Text Services Framework).
- Ability to set a profile picture for your Firefox Account.
- Firefox Hello now includes instant messaging.
- SVG images can be used as favicons.
- Improved box-shadow rendering performance.
Firefox 41 biggest changes include:
- WebRTC now requires perfect forward secrecy.
- WARP is disabled on Windows 7.
- Updates to image decoding process.
- Support for running animations of 'transform' and 'opacity' on the compositor thread.
Firefox 41 HTML5 updates include:
- MessageChannel and MessagePort API enabled by default.
- Added support for the transform-origin property on SVG elements.
- CSS Font Loading API enabled by default.
- Navigator.onLine now varies with actual internet connectivity (Windows and Mac OS X only).
- Implemented Cache API for querying named caches that are accessible Window, Worker, and ServiceWorker.
Firefox 41 developer tool updates include:
- Network requests can be exported in HAR format.
- Quickly add new CSS rule with New Rule button in the Inspector.
- Screenshot a node or element from markup view with the Screenshot Node context menu item.
- Copy element CSS rule declarations with the Copy Rule Declaration context menu item in the Inspector.
- Pseudo-Class panel in the Inspector.
Firefox 41 fixes include:
- Picture element does not react to resize/viewport changes.
Firefox 41 security fixes include:
- Information disclosure via the High Resolution Time API.
- Memory safety errors in libGLES in the ANGLE graphics library.
- Vulnerabilities found through code inspection.
- Errors in the handling of CORS preflight request headers.
- Dragging and dropping images exposes final URL after redirects.
- Scripted proxies can access inner window.
- Out-of-bounds read during 2D canvas display on Linux 16-bit color depth systems.
- Use-after-free while manipulating HTML media content.
- Buffer overflow while decoding WebM video.
- Use-after-free with shared workers and IndexedDB.
- URL spoofing in reader mode.
- Buffer overflow in libvpx while parsing vp9 format video.
- Arbitrary file manipulation by local user through Mozilla updater.
- Site attribute spoofing on Android by pasting URL with unknown scheme.
- Out of bounds read in QCMS library with ICC V4 profile attributes.
- Memory leak in mozTCPSocket to servers.
- Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:41.0 / rv:38.3).
Happy cross-browser testing in Firefox 41!
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