Firefox 40.0.3 Released

Mozilla release an emergency update for the Firefox 40 branch on Thursday, August 27th with Firefox 40.0.3 release. This release addressed the following issues:

    • Disable the asynchronous plugin initialization (1198590)
    • Fix a segmentation fault in the GStreamer support (GNU/Linux) (1145230)
    • Fix a startup crash when using DisplayLink (Windows Only) (1195844)
    • Fix a regression with some Japanese fonts used in the <input> field (1194055)
    • On some sites, the selection in a select combox box using the mouse could be broken (1194733)
    • Some search partner codes were missing (1195683)
    • Various security fixes


User should be prompted to update or can do so manually via Help > About Firefox or download and install the latest version via The next planned release is Firefox 41 on September 22nd.