New versions of Tails and Tor Browser fix numerous security issues

Tails is a live operating system that you can start on almost any computer from a DVD, USB stick, or SD card. It aims at preserving your privacy and anonymity.

Several security holes that affect Tails 1.2.3 are now fixed in Tails 1.3:

The Tor Browser lets you use Tor on Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux without needing to install any software. It can run off a USB flash drive, comes with a pre-configured web browser to protect your anonymity, and is self-contained.

Tor Browser 4.0.4 is based on Firefox ESR 31.5.0, which features important security updates to Firefox:

Additionally, it contains updates to NoScript, HTTPS-Everywhere, and OpenSSL (none of the OpenSSL advisories since OpenSSL 1.0.1i have affected Tor, but the developers decided to update to the latest 1.0.1 release anyway).




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