Firefox 112 is out

Short description

Mozilla has released the Firefox 112 browser with support for new CSS features, including functions to pow(), sqrt(), hypot(), log() and exp(), as well as quality support for forced-color-adjust in CSS, among other updates. The company also addressed more than 100 vulnerabilities and errors, with over 30 of them flagged as severe. Additionally, an update to branch 102.10.0 with a longer support period was released, while branch 113 entered beta test mode. Firefox 112 is available to download from the browser’s official website or as an update from the program.

Firefox 112 is out

Mozilla Corporation released the Firefox 112 browser with support for new CCS features, bug fixes and vulnerabilities. The company also released an update to branch 102.10.0 with a longer support period, and branch 113 will enter beta test mode.

What’s new in Firefox 112:

  • added functions to CSS pow(), sqrt(), hypot(), log() and exp();

  • quality support appeared forced-color-adjust in CSS;

  • in the property overflow you can now specify a value overlaywhich is similar to auto;

  • removed support for JS interfaces DBMutableFile, IDBFileRequest, IDBFileHandle and IDBDatabase.createMutableFile();

  • added method support navigator.getAutoplayPolicy();

  • The U2F JavaScript API is now disabled by default as it is deprecated. The WebAuthn API will now be used instead;

  • added functions to render rectangles with rounded edges CanvasRenderingContext2D.roundRect(), Path2D.roundRect() and OffscreenCanvasRenderingContext2D.roundRect();

  • support for DNS-over-Oblivious-HTTP appeared, which ensures user privacy when sending requests to the DNS resolver;

  • developer tools now output encrypted Client Hello headers, DNS-over-HTTPS, Delegated Credentials, and OCSP usage data;

  • users of the enhanced Strict mode received protection against tracking of movements;

  • key combination Ctrl + Shift + T can now restore both closed tabs and past sessions;

  • Ubuntu users can import bookmarks from Chromium installed as a snap package.

Also, the developers fixed more than 100 vulnerabilities and errors, more than 30 of them were marked as dangerous. Firefox 112 can be installed from the browser’s official website or updated version from the program.

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